What large island in the west Indies is a commonwealth in free association with the US?
The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is a large island in the west Indies that is in "free association" with the United States of America.
Sourced from The Australian National Flag Association: The Commonwealth or Federation Star represents the federation of all lands and people in the nation. The points on the star represent the unity of the six States, with a seventh point representing the federal Territories. The star as a whole represents Australia's bright aims for the future. It is known as the Commonwealth Star.
The West Indies islands are made up of three large island groups that are between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The northernmost islands are the Bahamas, with the Greater Antilles (consisting of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Dominican Republican and Jamaica) being south of the Bahamas. The southernmost islands are the Lesser Antilles, a small group of islands that are north of Venezuela.