The Changing Face of East Harlem

The Changing Face of East Harlem

For decades East Harlem has been the center of New York’s Puerto Rican community. Over the years many Mexican and Dominican immigrants have also made East Harlem their home. Now, as the squeeze of affordable housing gets tighter and tighter in Manhattan, more middle-class professionals are moving to the neighborhood. In a tale almost as […]

La Isla Seattle Puerto Rican Cuisine

La Isla Seattle Puerto Rican Cuisine

La Isla is Seattle’s and we’re pretty sure the whole state of Washington’s only Puerto Rican restaurant! Here you’ll come to love the flavors of Puerto Rico that we’ve grown up with, without actually having to go down there (although we advise going: Sandy beaches, Caribbean oceans, warm tropical breezes-I miss it already!). Inside our […]

Monument to local carver nears completion in Jayuya

Monument to local carver nears completion in Jayuya

Jayuya, Boriken (UCTP Taino News) – Master carver and archeologist Robinson Urayoan Rosado is preparing a commemorative monument for renowned artisan Elpidio Collazo González “Maboití” at the Centro de Arte y Cultura Elpidio in Jayuya, Boriken (Puerto Rico). Collazo, who passed away last year, was one of the island’s most illustrious carvers of local bird […]

La calabaza: tan pobre y tan rica

La calabaza: tan pobre y tan rica

(CL) – Es uno de los vegetales más nutritivos, ricos en vitaminas, especialmente la A, y con un gran poder desintoxicante, diurético y antioxidante. Eso sin contar su gran versatilidad en la cocina ya que es protagonista en sopas, guisos, postres y un sinfìn de recetas… , Pero a su vez la calabaza es pobre […]

Getting Around Puerto Rico – Traveler’s Tips

Getting Around Puerto Rico – Traveler’s Tips

The islands of Puerto Rico offer visitors lush tropical jungle, thundering waterfalls, arid desert-like landscapes, cloud shrouded mountains and pristine beaches. You will also find incredible nightlife, especially in and around the capital, San Juan. Getting around the island is imperative for your enjoyment. Here are some tips to make the most of your trip […]

Exploration and Nature in Puerto Rico

Exploration and Nature in Puerto Rico

The island of Puerto Rico enjoys one of the most unique and diversified tropical climates and some of the most diverse terrain in the world. The island is a study in contrasts, with lush jungles and streams vying with tropical dry forests and towering mountains. For the nature enthusiast, there are myriad ways to enjoy […]

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