What was the Grito de Lares?

Introduction The Grito de Lares (Cry of Lares) – also referred to as the Lares uprising, the Lares revolt, the Lares rebellion, or the Lares revolution – was the first major revolt against Spanish rule in Puerto Rico. The short-lived revolt was planned by Ramón Emeterio Betances and Segundo Ruiz Belvis. It began on 23… Read More