The Casa de la Masacre de Ponce, or the House of the Ponce Massacre, was built in remembrance of a tragic event that occurred in Ponce on the 21st of March 1937. That day has been named one of the bloodiest political events ever to take place in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico's national flag was designed in 1894 by Francisco Gonzalo Marin. Marin used the flag of Cuba as a model, simply inverting Cuban flag's colors to give it a unique identity. It didn't take long for the flag to grow in popularity and it soon became accepted as the country's national flag. The flag is made up of five equal horizontal bands. The top, middle and bottom bands are ...