Añasco Puerto Rico

Anasco – La Ciudad de los Reyes y los Poetas Anasco is a small town located in the western part of Puerto Rico. It is situated in the middle of the island, nestled between the cities of Mayaguez and Aguadilla. Anasco is a peaceful and charming town, with a population of around 26,000 people. The town is known for its beautiful beaches, friendly locals, and colorful traditions. Anasco is often referred to as the “La Ciudad de los Reyes y los Poetas” which means “The City of Kings and Poets.”…

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Roberto Clemente

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente – Legendary Baseball Player, Outstanding Humanitarian Roberto Clemente was a legendary baseball player and a humanitarian who left an indelible mark on the game and society as a whole. Born in Puerto Rico on August 18, 1934, Clemente grew up in a poor family and worked odd jobs as a child to help support them. However, he showed exceptional talent on the baseball field and quickly rose to become one of the greatest players of his generation. Clemente began his professional baseball career in the Puerto Rican Winter…

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Humboldt Park

History of Humboldt Park Humboldt Park is a vibrant and culturally-rich neighborhood located in the west side of Chicago, Illinois. The area’s history is deeply intertwined with the growth and development of the city, and it has played an important role in shaping the cultural landscape of Chicago. Humboldt Park is named after the large park in the center of the neighborhood, which was designed by William LeBaron Jenney in the late 19th century. The neighborhood of Humboldt Park has a long and diverse history. It was first settled by…

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Gurabo Puerto Rico

Gurabo La Ciudad de las Escaleras Gurabo is a charming town located in the eastern region of Puerto Rico. It is known as “La Ciudad de las Escaleras” or “The City of Stairs” due to its hilly terrain, which is characterized by steep streets and stairways. The town was founded on July 17, 1815, making it one of the youngest municipalities in Puerto Rico. Gurabo is a town that is known for its agriculture, with its main crops being sugarcane, plantains, and coffee. The town also has a strong industrial…

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Yauco: El Pueblo del Café

El Puebloe del Cafe Yauco is a small town located on the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico. The town is nicknamed the El Pueblo del Café (Town of Coffee) due to its long history of coffee cultivation, and it has been an important center for agriculture and commerce for many years. Yauco was founded in 1756, making it one of the oldest towns on the island, and it has a rich cultural heritage that is still evident today. One of the things that Yauco is known for is its coffee.…

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Coamo Puerto Rico

Town of Coamo

Discovering the Pueblo of Coamo, Puerto Rico Located in south-central Puerto Rico, the pueblo of Coamo is a small, historic municipality with a rich culture and history. Known as the “Pearl of the South”, Coamo was founded in 1579 and is one of the oldest puebloes of Puerto Rico. Coamo is renowned for its picturesque landscapes, colonial architecture, and vibrant celebrations. Its patron saint is San Blas, and its colors are white and orange. Nickname and Founding Date The town of Coamo, Puerto Rico is affectionately known as the “pearl…

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Flora’s Tea Company

We sell only the highest quality teas in our effort to reconnect you to Mother Earth About Us Flora’s Tea Company is named after Flora Lopez who was originally from Cataño, Puerto Rico. She was a gifted herbalist, who even after moving to Brooklyn, NY, was well-known for her knowledge and use of the medicinal plants and herbs that she used in her teas and salves. In honor of her grandmother’s memory, Flora’s granddaughter Oriana Lopez, created the tea company and named it after her. Shortly afterward Oriana gave the tea…

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Humacao Puerto Rico

Humacao Town plaza

La Perla del Oriente Humacao is a picturesque town located in the eastern region of Puerto Rico, known for its rich history and stunning natural beauty. Nicknamed the “La Perla del Oriente”, Humacao is a vibrant community with a deep cultural heritage, celebrated annually during its Patron Saint Festival. Founded in 1722, Humacao has a long and storied history, with its early roots tied to the Taíno people who first inhabited the region. The town’s name, derived from the Taíno word “Jumaca,” is a testament to its indigenous past. Over…

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Major Puerto Rican Art Exhibit at The Whitney Museum of American Art

Major Puerto Rican Art Exhibit at The Whitney Museum of American Art On View Now Through April 23, 2023 The art exhibition no existe un mundo poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria coincides with the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Maria—a high-end Category 4 storm that hit Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017. The exhibition is on view now at The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.  It explores how artists have responded to the transformative years since that event by bringing together more than fifty…

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Discover the Beaches of Puerto Rico Sun, Sand, and Surf

A Puerto Rican flag on the beach

When we talk about the destinations everyone should visit at least once in their life, Puerto Rico definitely takes one of the top spots. This gorgeous island has been charming people from all over the world for years. Its rich cultural heritage, magnificent nature, exquisite cuisine, and vibrant people make it one of the most popular destinations in the world. But what truly makes Puerto Rico so attractive to everyone are its world-famous beaches. The beaches in Puerto Rico are like nowhere else in the world, and everyone who visited…

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