Paso Fino Horses – Puerto Rico Paso Fino

Paso Fino Horses – Puerto Rico Paso Fino

Paso Fino Horses By: Crystal A. Eikanger The Paso Fino horse has a proud past and is one of the oldest native breeds in the Western Hemisphere. During the 500 years that they have been selectively bred in the Western Hemisphere, the Paso Fino has participated in the conquest of the Americas, and then in […]

Piragua – Puerto Rico Piragua

Piragua – Puerto Rico Piragua

Piragua A piragua is a Puerto Rican frozen treat, shaped like a pyramid, made of shaved ice and covered with fruit flavored syrup which are sold by vendors, known as piragüeros, in small colorful pushcarts. Piraguas are not only sold in Puerto Rico; they can be found in the United States in areas such as […]

YOUNG LORDS ORIGINS

YOUNG LORDS ORIGINS

The Chicago Young Lords, founders of this Latino movement, were the sons and daughters of the first Puerto Rican immigrants.  They successfully built a national grassroots movement for self-determination within the Barrios of the United States.

La Casa Bacardí: historia y tradición en Puerto Rico

La Casa Bacardí: historia y tradición en Puerto Rico

La extensa destilería de ron Bacardí y el nuevo centro para visitantes de la misma compañía, mejor conocido como Casa Bacardí, constituye, hoy en día, uno de los lugares favoritos para los visitantes que llegan a Puerto Rico. Ubicada en Cataño, a unos quince minutos de San Juan, y vigilada por el imponente Morro de […]

Casa Bacardi: Puerto Rican History and Tradition

Casa Bacardi: Puerto Rican History and Tradition

Casa Bacardi Casa Bacardi is home to the Bacardi family’s extensive rum distillery and a popular Puerto Rican tourist stop. Located in the town of Catano and monitored by the Morro, Casa Bacardi is a fifteen-minute drive from San Juan. Once inside the Casa Bacardi Visitor Center, guides talk about the rich history of one […]

Puerto Rican Flag – Puerto Rico Flag

Puerto Rican Flag – Puerto Rico Flag

By Pollux Parker Puerto Rico has a variety of flags: the current national flag which represents the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, municipal banners to represent its numerous regions, political flags for the varied political ideologies of the people, and sports flags which the country uses during sports and athletic competitions. Puerto Rican Flag The history […]

¡Qué Bonita Bandera La Bandera Puertorriqueña!

¡Qué Bonita Bandera La Bandera Puertorriqueña!

¡Qué Bonita Bandera La Bandera Puertorriqueña! El Simbolismo De Nuestra Bandera La palabra viene del vocablo alemán “bandwo” que quiere decir “signo”. Las banderas indentifican la personalidad moral e histórica de las entidades que representan. Las primeras banderas tenían un propósito militar. En los combates, el primer objetivo de ataque era derribarla, esto equivalía a […]