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Jessie: In Maine preparing for another trip!

By the time this post goes live I will be well on my way to the beach. Not the sugar fine sand of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, my usual summer haunt but rather the balmy waters of San Juan, Puerto Rico. 373 palabras más

Lay Paylas, a Natural Rock Slide in Puerto Rico

Las Paylas is a natural rock slide in Luquillo, northeastern Puerto Rico. Over many years the rivers have smoothened the rocks, turning them into a natural playground complete with slides and pools.  15 palabras más



La aseguradora Aurelius argumentaba que la forma que la Junta de Supervisión Fiscal fue nombrada era inconstitucional. El Gobierno de USA, el de PR, la Junta y varios otros, amparándose en los casos insulares se opusieron. 1.178 palabras más


Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico – The World’s Largest Radio Telescope For Over 50 Years

The Arecibo Observatory was home to the largest single-aperture telescope from the date of its completion in 1963 until July 2016, when the… [click to read more]


How Puerto Rico became a pop superpower

The full title of this article by Iman Amrani (The Guardian) is “’We grow up breathing music’: how Puerto Rico became a pop superpower.” Amrani writes that online streaming and the country’s proximity to the United States (as well as the 1917 Jones Act) have led to the likes of “Despacito” topping the charts, and “now the island’s musicians are embracing politics.” Here are excerpts: 773 palabras más


Illinois Man Faces Hate Crime Charges After Incident With Woman Wearing Puerto Rico Flag Shirt

ILLINOIS  —  An Illinois man accused of harassing a woman for wearing a Puerto Rican flag shirt at a Chicago-area park was charged Thursday with state hate crimes, authorities said. 1.106 palabras más


TX - Painter: Remains identified as pair who has been missing since October 2015 | Chron

Remains found earlier this year in Midland County have been identified as two young Puerto Ricans who have been missing since October 2015.

The remains are of Ashley Cruz-Rodriguez, 19, and John Iglesia-Alvarez, 20, Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter said Friday. 14 palabras más