Is Your Puerto Rico Trip During Hurricane Season Worth the Risk?

Is Your Puerto Rico Trip During Hurricane Season Worth the Risk?

There’s nothing more relaxing than soaking in the warm sunshine while gazing at the crystal blue Caribbean waters. The only thing that can make the experience even more cherishable is a glass of a refreshing cocktail, like pina colada. If that’s your idea of the perfect getaway, chances are you’re already craving a holiday to […]

Luis Muñoz Marín

Luis Muñoz Marín

Luis Muñoz Marín (1898 – 1980) was a Puerto Rican journalist, politician, and prominent figure in creating ties between the United States and Puerto Rico. He was the founder of the Popular Democratic Party, president of the Puerto Rican Senate, and the first democratically elected governor of Puerto Rico. During his regime, Puerto Rico saw […]

The Sato Project

The Sato Project

The Sato Project is dedicated to rescuing abused and abandoned dogs in Puerto Rico Our Mission The Sato Project is dedicated to rescuing abused and abandoned dogs from Puerto Rico. There are currently an estimated 500,000 stray dogs roaming the island’s streets and beaches. With no access to food, fresh water, or veterinary care, many […]

US tourist killed in Puerto Rico after no-photo warning

US tourist killed in Puerto Rico after no-photo warning

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The burned body of a 24-year-old tourist from Delaware was identified on Tuesday, three days after he and a friend were attacked following a drug purchase in a seaside San Juan district popular with visitors, Puerto Rico police said. Police Commissioner Antonio López Figueroa said Tariq Quadir Loat and […]

Pedro Albizu Campos

Pedro Albizu Campos

Pedro Albizu Campos (1891 – 1965) was a Puerto Rican attorney, social activist, and politician known for his work in the Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico. He was the first Puerto Rican Harvard graduate, where much of his nationalist and independence ideals developed. Albizu Campos is a symbol of Puerto Rican liberation from colonialism and […]

Scholars study why so many died after Puerto Rico hurricane

Scholars study why so many died after Puerto Rico hurricane

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Researchers said Thursday they are launching a survey of the causes of deaths in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria to clear up questions about why the toll of the 2017 Category 4 storm was so high. Studies by George Washington University found an estimated 2,975 excess deaths in the […]

Caguas Puerto Rico

Caguas Puerto Rico

In the Central Mountain Range 20 miles south of San Juan lies Caguas Puerto Rico. Known as the “Center and Heart of Puerto Rico,” it is one of the most modern cities on the island and is a major hub of commerce, arts, and entertainment. The city, founded in 1775, is strategically located at the […]

Ponce – La Perla del Sur

Ponce – La Perla del Sur

The city of Ponce in Puerto Rico is one of the most breathtaking destinations in the Caribbean. Also known as “La Perla del Sur” or “The Pearl of the South”, the city is full of lovely neoclassical buildings, decorative colonial homes, and beautiful fountains. The city was founded in 1692 and was Spain’s southern region […]

Report: Military cleanup in Puerto Rico islands slow-going

Report: Military cleanup in Puerto Rico islands slow-going

By DÁNICA COTO SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The reopening of hiking trails and various white-sand beaches on two tiny Puerto Rican islands long used as Navy bombing ranges and now popular with tourists will be delayed more than a decade, according to a federal report released Friday. Cleanup efforts in Vieques and Culebra […]

How To Make Traditional Tostones

How To Make Traditional Tostones

Tostones are an absolute staple of the Puerto Rican diet and if we are talking snacks, it really doesn’t get much better than this. Tostones perfectly sum up the Puerto Rican kitchen and that is an overland of flavor mad using very simple ingredients and methods. Today we are going to have a look at […]

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