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What do the colors on the Puerto Rican flag represent?

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2009-10-20 18:45:10
2009-10-20 18:45:10

This is the symbolism according to the 1895 meeting:

Red Stripes - The blood from the brave warriors.

White Stripes - Victory and peace after obtaining indepence.

Blue Triangle - Our sky and coastal waters.

White Lone Star - Our beautiful Island.

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To represent Puerto Rico itself

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It represents liberty, fraternity and equality.

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Yes. It was created in 1849 by Narciso Lopez whereas the Puerto Rican flag was modeled after the Cuban flag and adopted in 1892 by the Puerto Rican Revolutionary Committee. The Puerto Rican flag was first flown in 1897.

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Puerto Rican Revolutionary Committee in 1892.

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