People of Puerto Rico

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Even though Puerto Ricans don’t have a defined race, they are proud of their identity. Boricuas are the result of a multicultural tradition that began more than 500 years ago when the Spaniards arrived on the Island, inhabited at the time by the Taínos — an indigenous group with a significant presence throughout the Caribbean. African influences were added to the melting pot years later when Spaniards brought slaves to the Island to work sugar and coffee plantations. The fusion of those three races leads to the modern-day Puerto Ricans — good people…

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