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Students Revisit the Unique Link between Corsica and Puerto Rico

Categories: Latin America, Western Europe, France, Puerto Rico (U.S.), Arts & Culture, Citizen Media, Education, History, Photography, Travel, Youth

Puerto Rican students visiting the town of Bastia in Corsica, France – via Vallendrea- Public domain

Puerto Rico and Corsica (France) share a common bond that is often revisited by an exchange program led by the university of Puerto Rico [1] [fr]. Notwithstanding their similar geographic and agricultural traits (Cultivation of Corsican Citron [2]), the islands are also link by history when hundreds of Corsicans immigrated to Puerto Rico [3] as early as 1830.