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Leatherback Turtles Make a Comeback on Puerto Rico's Beaches

Recent statistics from the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources' Sea Turtle Program reveal that by the end of the third week in June more than 1,700 leatherback turtle nests had been counted on the beaches of Puerto Rico, and with another two months of the breeding season still ahead, this number is very likely to increase. Considering that during 2013 a total of 1,368 nests were counted on all of Puerto Rico's beaches, including on the islands of Culebra and Vieques, the increase in 2014 is very encouraging news for conservationists, and promotes the environmental image of the Enchanted Island.

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Christopher Columbus Statue for Puerto Rico

Acknowledged as the discoverer of the New World, Christopher Columbus made an indelible mark in history, and while in the past he may have been hailed as a hero, in more modern times he is seen in a negative light as having brought conflict and genocide to the people of the countries which he discovered. With controversy surrounding the value of his role in the history of Puerto Rico, which he first visited on 19 November 1493, the matter of where his larger-than-life statue should be erected has provoked many strong opinions – both for, but mostly against, erecting the statue at all.

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Alomar Inducted into Hall of Fame

His induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame is not only a great and memorable moment in the life of Roberto Alomar, but is a moment of pride for every Puerto Rican and those of Puerto Rican descent. He is the third Puerto Rican to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, and was preceded by Roberto Clemente, who was inducted in 1973, and Orlando Cepeda in 1999. Flags flew high in streets of Cooperstown, U.S.A., while thousands of fans arrived on Sunday, strolling through the stalls and stands, ready to celebrate the induction with Alomar.

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Launch of Ritz Carlton Reserve

Dorado Beach became a destination for the rich and famous when Laurence Rockefeller opened the Dorado Beach Resort. Celebrities flocked to Puerto Rico to be a part of luxury island resort craze that was initiated by Rockefeller. All his resorts were eco-friendly, adding sustainability to the luxury of his resorts, which were known as Rock Resorts. To follow in the footsteps of this famous man, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC announced that they are launching a reserve project at Dorado Beach, which will form part of their new portfolio.

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Volleyball Victory for Puerto Rico

Twelve countries entered the 2011 Pan-American Volleyball Cup, and the tenth edition of this tournament is being hosted in Cuidad Juarez, in Mexico. It kicked off on 1 July 2011 and the finals will be taking place on 10 July 2011. The countries participating include Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of America and Venezuela. The teams were divided into two pools, namely Pool A and Pool B, to play their way into the quarter finals, semi finals and then the finals.

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Ricky Martin Promoting Puerto Rico

Ricky Martin was born in San Juan on 24 December 1971, and has become a role model for many Puerto Ricans. His determination to make a success of himself in the international music industry has made him an icon for most of the music enthusiasts in the country. After selling more than sixty million albums and establishing the non-profit Ricky Martin Foundation, he has won the hearts of millions. He has become the face of Puerto Rican music, and it is only fitting that he is now getting involved in promoting his country of birth.

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Protecting New Coral Reefs

For years scientist and conservationists have been extremely worried about the coral reefs surrounding Puerto Rico. The loss of vital ecosystems has left the fish that need coral reefs to survive in poor condition, and research projects by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have been significant in the protection of existing reefs. A new federal funded project, in conjunction with the University of Puerto Rico, located in Mayaguez, has made an important discovery of a new and thriving coral reef, and now their efforts are focused on getting support to protect this fragile ecosystem.

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Car Free Streets on Isleta de San Juan

Amongst the breathtaking rainforests and magnificent noteworthy attractions, there is a part of San Juan that is known as the most historic quadrant of the city and holds the key to the heritage of Puerto Rico. This unique location is called Isleta de San Juan, or just Isleta as the locals refer to it, home to Old San Juan. It is located just off the Puerto Rican coast and a number of bridges connect the beautiful island to the mainland of San Juan. For years the government has been implementing projects to protect Isleta, as it is also home to the country’s government buildings, and finally plans are coming together to conserve this majestic island.

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