In Puerto Rico

Great crowds gathered in streets of San Juan, of Rio Piedras, of many a village and hamlet throughout Puerto Rico last week. They had but one purpose: to stop all motor traffic. They scattered tacks, nails, scraps of iron, pieces of glass over the pavements. Automobiles that did not disappear prudently into driveways were attacked by gangs who drove nails into their tires, smashed their windshields with bricks. Thus, from end to end of their island, Puerto Ricans struck against the high price of gasoline.

In the 400-year-old fort which...

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