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Canaboncito (Caguas , Puerto Rico)


Last modified: 2003-07-12 by dov gutterman
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by Blas Delgado, 2 April 2001

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The flag was designed by Norma I. Villafane Semidey and its background color is "buff", a kind of yellow cream color.
Its symbology is described as follows:
The blue, red and gold colors - represents the City of Caguas
Crown - represents the "Cacique" or chief Caguax
Pineapple - represents the Settlement of El Pinal, as the city was first known
Rectangle - stands also for the city of Caguas
Arrows - our native weapons
Three sugar canes - stand for "good sugar cane" that gives name to the barrio
Map - geographic depiction of the barrio
Cow - represents the live stock industry
Tobacco leaf - represents the tobacco industry
Church - represents Christianity and brotherhood
Blas Delgado, 2 April 2001