El Capitolio de Puerto Rico


El Capitolio, inaugurated in February 11th, 1929, the idea for a capitol building of Puerto Rico had been gestating since 1907. It was then that Luis Muñoz Rivera, a strong proponent of administrative autonomy for the island and former Resident Commissioner, began campaigning for such a building. El Capitolio of Puerto Rico is home to the island’s Senate and House of Representatives. Inside the building is the original document for the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a powerful symbol of self-government.

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