Next month, it will be exactly 526 years since October 12, 1492 when Christopher Columbus, who was financed by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, arrived on the Bahamian island of what he referred to as San Salvador.

By the way, he didn’t “discover” America or the so-called New World. In fact, Red/Brown people, i.e., Taino, Arawak, and Lucayan, were here 14,000 years before his 1451 birth.

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