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 […]

What Do You Need To Manage A Puerto Rican Apartment?

What Do You Need To Manage A Puerto Rican Apartment?

Puerto Rico has seen a surge in interest, both from returning locals and from Americans moving over from the mainland. The Wall Street Journal has reported a brisk surge in luxury property sales as these people look to settle down on the island, with new developments springing up from San Juan to Dorado Beach. Life […]

Celebrating National Hiking Day in Puerto Rico

Celebrating National Hiking Day in Puerto Rico

Pristine beaches, lush forests, and diverse wildlife are just some of the vistas to be enjoyed on the beautiful archipelago of Puerto Rico. The scenic terrain is prized by residents and visitors alike, inspiring physically and mentally fulfilling journeys into the great outdoors. This November 17th is Take a Hike Day, an awareness event devoted […]

Mayaguez Puerto Rico

Mayaguez Puerto Rico

The history and culture of Mayaguez Puerto Rico make the city a very interesting place to visit. As the third largest city on the island, behind San Juan and Ponce, this West Coast gem offers plenty of activities to enhance any vacation. Here you can find elegant tree-lined plazas, fascinating cultural events, excellent lodgings, and […]

el día de las Máscaras Hatillo Puerto Rico

el día de las Máscaras Hatillo Puerto Rico

EL día 28 de diciembre, todos los años en Hatillo el día de las Máscaras, es una de las actividades tradicionales más emotivas de la Isla. Su colorido y festividad hacen de ello la celebración cumbre en la cultura de Puerto Rico. Se celebra en Hatillo desde su fundación en 1823. We were there this past December to witness this very colorful […]

El Museo De Arte Ponce

El Museo De Arte Ponce

One of the most exceptional art museums in the world can be found in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Museo de Arte Ponce is considered one of the best museums in the Americas and was the first museum in Puerto Rico to receive the American Alliance of Museums’ accreditation. Its permanent collection consists of thousands of works […]

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