Top Tips For Managing Your Money In An Uncertain Environment

Puerto Rico’s economy has seen its fair share of problems in recent years. From government debt problems to the end of tax breaks which used to benefit the territory, times have been a little tough here. And with Bloomberg reporting that there are still problems to come, it’s important to make sure your personal finance goals are updated to take […]

5 Must-Have Traditional Puerto Rican Dishes

5 Must-Have Traditional Puerto Rican Dishes

The flavor of Puerto Rico presents itself in many ways. You can find it in the way the people of this island nation love family, friends, and good conversation. It can be seen in the brightly-colored traditional clothing they wear and the fast-paced dance styles they prefer (merengue, plana, etc.). And it can be heard […]

Puerto Rican Recipes – Puerto Rican Food

Puerto Rican Recipes – Puerto Rican Food

Puerto Rican Kitchen Essentials If you go into the kitchen of a Puerto Rican person whether they live in San Juan, New York, Chicago or Florida, there are 10 items you will find in every one of those kitchens. You can’t cook Puerto Rican food for Puerto Rican Recipes if you don’t have these items. […]

Pasteles de Masa – Pasteles Recipe

Pasteles de Masa – Pasteles Recipe

Pasteles de Masa 4 lb carne de cerdo Sal 1/4 taza de aceite de achiote 10 hojas de Recao 1 cdta Orégano 1 pimiento verde – picado 1 md Cebolla, picado 10 ají dulce – picados 6 dientes de Ajo 2 tomates – picado 8oz Salsa de Tomate 24 aceitunas esañolas Sal y pimienta a […]

Puerto Rico Chambers of Commerce

Puerto Rico Chambers of Commerce

Puerto Rican Chambers of Commerce have been established in many cities throughout Florida and the United States. Below is a listing of most of the Puerto Rico Chambers of Commerce listed by area. Camara de Comercio de Puerto Rico Misión: Fortalecer el desarrollo de sus constituyentes proveyendo conocimientos, representatividad multisectorial y protegiendo los valores y […]

the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois

the Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois

The Puerto Rican Bar Association of Illinois (PRBA) is a not-for-profit entity that was established in 1994 to address issues affecting the Latino lawyers and the Latino community. The PRBA is committed to advocating for diversity in the Illinois bar and among the students and faculty of Illinois law schools; to influence legislation and policies […]

the Origins of Plena y Bomba

the Origins of Plena y Bomba

The “plena” and “bomba” are still thriving in Puerto Rico. Like the Calypso from Trinidad, the “plena” is characterized by its simplicity and repetition, like all folkloric music, it is spontaneous expression of everyday occurrences. In Puerto Rico, it was influenced by people with African heritage. Themes included religion, local and national events, recipes, advice, […]