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Scholarships for Puerto Rican Women Wanting to Study in the US

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Scholarships for Puerto Rican Women Wanting to Study in the US   Because Puerto Rican women have found that education is one of the better paths to independence and prosperity, they are attending college in greater numbers than ever. Even more might be interested in getting a degree if they knew how many scholarships are […]

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Information | Read More »

Vejigante Masks – Vejigante de Ponce

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Carnivals and festivals are very important traditions in Puerto. Such festivals are religious in nature and represent the fight between what is good and what is evil. It is a blending of Caribbean, Spanish and African customs. Rich in culture and heritage, vejigante masks, St. James the Apostle and the cities of Loiza and Ponce […]

February 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Information,La Isla | Read More »

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February 1st, 2011 | Posted in Information | Read More »

Puerto Ricans in the US and the 2010 Census: 100 years and still counting … A reflection

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By Victor Vázquez-Hernández In the closing days of 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau began to release the data collected earlier this year. For Puerto Ricans in the Diaspora (US-based), the 2010 census has a particular historical meaning — it marks the 100th anniversary since the first US Census, back in 1910, started counting Puerto Ricans […]

January 17th, 2011 | Posted in Information | Read More »

Puerto Rico Facts: Interesting Facts about Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico is a popularly loved tourist destination, and is well known for its vast, majestic beaches. The island is embedded with various interesting features… Puerto Rico, also known as the ‘Island of Enchantment’ comprises an archipelago that includes the main Puerto Rico island and other small islands. The Puerto Rico archipelago is 100 miles […]

August 9th, 2010 | Posted in Information | Read More »