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, […]

50 Years of Young Lords: De Paul University & Young Lords

50 Years of Young Lords: De Paul University & Young Lords

50 Years of Young Lords: De Paul University & Young Lords Contact: Joanna Klonsky -312-307-0840 Joanna.klonsky@gmail.com Jose (Cha-Cha) Jimenez -231-571-0502 younglordsmail@yahoo.com De Paul – CLR@Depaul.edu Purpose: To Commemorate and Further Young Lords Movement Friday, September 21, 2018 – 6 PM to 9PM Dialogue Former Political Prisoner, Oscar Lopez Rivera and Founder and President of the […]

Vestido Rojo Dallas 2018

Vestido Rojo Dallas 2018

Contruyendo Una Cultura de Salud Para Todos The American Heart Association – “Building a Culture of Health” Latinas Por La Vida – Aprende a cuidar su corazón y viva más. Vestido Rojo Dallas es una conferencia anual para mujeres Hispanas que ofrece la oportunidad de recibir gratuitamente examenes de salud, talleres educativos, información de expositores […]

Hecho en Puerto Rico

Hecho en Puerto Rico

THE ONE MAN SHOW SUCCESS HECHO IN PUELTO RICO COMES TO HOUSTON, KILLEEN AND DALLAS, TEXAS                                                                                         Actor and writer Angel Vázquez has presented his monologue 95 times and over 15,000 people has seen it all around Puerto Rico and the United States. Vázquez has become a cultural ambassador, who connects the diaspora with Puerto Ricans from the […]

The History of the Paso Fino: a Classical Horse

The History of the Paso Fino: a Classical Horse

The History of the Paso Fino: a Classical Horse By: Quentin Justice When Christopher Columbus landed in the New World in 1492, he found a continent without horses.  After returning to Spain, upon his return to the Americas, he brought back mares and stallions from Andalusia and Cordela.  These horses were a mixture of Andalusian, […]

Puerto Rican Coquito Recipe – Coquito de Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Coquito Recipe – Coquito de Puerto Rico

Coquito de Puerto Rico Everyone knows that a Latino Christmas celebration is full of cheer and delight, good music, delicious foods and original and traditional punches. The Christmas dinner — where family and friends come together to celebrate — is an ancient Roman tradition that began before the Christian era. It was not until 354 […]