Culebra, Puerto Rico

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Isla Culebra (, Snake Island) is an island-municipality of Puerto Rico and geographically part of the Spanish Virgin Islands.wikipedia
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Rubén Berríos

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The protests were led by Ruben Berrios, President of the Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP), a well-regarded attorney in international rights, President-Honorary of the Socialist International, and Law professor at the University of Puerto Rico.
He led the Navy-Culebra protests that succeeded in the United States Navy abandoning the use of the Puerto Rican island of Culebra for military exercises and was a leader for the Cause of Vieques.

José Aponte de la Torre Airport

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The airport also offers scheduled passenger service via three commercial airlines to the islands of Vieques and Culebra, Puerto Rico.

Iván Solís

López Cepero was defeated by Iván Solís in the 2012 general election.
Iván Solís is a Puerto Rican politician and the current mayor of Culebra.

Ceiba, Puerto Rico

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The municipality extends northwest into the seas between Fajardo and Culebra and thereby includes the reefs and islets named Arrecifes Hermanos and Arrecifes Barriles.

Puerto Rico Senatorial district VIII

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The city belongs to the Puerto Rico Senatorial district VIII, which is represented by two Senators.

The Legend of Cocaine Island

White Tide: The Legend of Culebra
A man goes looking for cocaine on Culebra, an island of Puerto Rico.

List of highways in Puerto Rico

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The highest secondary highway number assigned so far (February 2014) is 252 (PR-252), located in the northeastern municipality-island of Culebra.

Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

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It is located approximately 17 mi east of the Puerto Rican mainland, 12 mi west of St. Thomas and 9 mi north of Vieques.

2010 United States Census

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With a population of 1,818 as of the latest census, it is Puerto Rico's least populous municipality.

Christopher Columbus

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Some sources claim that Christopher Columbus was the first European to arrive at the island during his second voyage in 1493.

Island Caribs

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It is believed that the island was populated by Carib Indians during the colonization.

European colonization of the Americas

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It is believed that the island was populated by Carib Indians during the colonization.

Agüeybaná II

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After Agüeybaná and Agüeybaná II led the Taíno rebellion of 1511, Taíno Indians from the main island sought refuge on Culebra and allied with Caribs to launch random attacks at the island estates.

Taíno

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After Agüeybaná and Agüeybaná II led the Taíno rebellion of 1511, Taíno Indians from the main island sought refuge on Culebra and allied with Caribs to launch random attacks at the island estates.

Piracy

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During the era of Spanish commerce through the Americas, it was used as a refuge for pirates, as well as local fishermen and sailors.

Monarchy of Spain

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Some sources mention an Englishman named Stevens, who was put in charge of Culebra in 1875 by the Spanish crown to protect the island from foreigners.

Toledo, Spain

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This first settlement was called San Ildefonso, to honor the Bishop of Toledo, San Ildefonso de la Culebra.

United States Navy

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It was completed on February 25, 1886 which made it the oldest operating lighthouse in the Caribbean until 1975, when the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard finally closed the facility.

United States Coast Guard

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It was completed on February 25, 1886 which made it the oldest operating lighthouse in the Caribbean until 1975, when the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard finally closed the facility.

Treaty of Paris (1898)

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When after the Treaty of Paris (1898), the U.S. conducted its first census of Puerto Rico, the population of Culebra was 704.

Theodore Roosevelt

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One year later, on June 26, President Theodore Roosevelt established the Culebra Naval Reservation.

World War II

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This was done in preparation for the United States' involvement in World War II.

Archipelago

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Culebra is an archipelago consisting of the main island and twenty-three smaller islands that lie off its coast.