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Cathedral San Pedro Claver

The Cathedral of San Pedro Claver was first built in 1575, destroyed by Sir Francis Drake in 1586, and rebuilt in 1602. It was eventually named for a Spanish-born Jesuit priest, Pedro Claver, who arrived in Cartagena in 1610. Cartagena was a hub of the slave trade, with over 10,000 slaves arriving in the city …

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