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BY ALEXANDER C. KAUFMAN, MARCH 6, 2019 The island of Vieques is still struggling after the hurricanes of 2017, but its most famous tree offers hope. It’s been a year and a half since hurricanes Irma and Maria pummeled Vieques,…
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The year 1917 marked a critical moment in the relationship between the United States and its Puerto Rican colony.
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During World War II the U.S. Federal Government took over approximately 26,000 acres out of a total of 33,000 in the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, to build military installations.