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  • Sustainable Forestry in Puerto Rico

    Located at Las Casas de la Selva in the southern mountains adjacent to Puerto Rico's Carite State Forest, Tropic Ventures Sustainable Forestry & Rainforest Enrichment Project is dedicated to ...

    February 2, 2015
  • Visit Puerto Rico’s Pineapple City

    Located on the Atlantic coastline, with Florida to the south, Arecibo to the west and Manati to the east, Barceloneta municipality is divided into six barrios with nineteen sectors. As a ...

    January 19, 2015
  • Amazing Diversity at Montoso Gardens

    Maricao is Puerto Rico's top coffee growing region, with lush vegetation, spectacular birdlife and breathtaking scenery. It is in this paradisiac setting that visitors will find Montoso ...

    December 5, 2014
  • Puerto Rican Sculptor Tomás Batista

    Visitors to Puerto Rico may take note that a number of the island's landmark monuments were created by award-winning Puerto Rican sculptor Tomás Batista. These include the Monumento al Jíbaro ...

    November 29, 2014
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What to See

  • Sights

    El Arsenal

    During the Spanish hold on Puerto Rico and the Spanish-American war that followed, the Spanish invaders were quickly loosing their grip on most cities, including San Juan. Ownership disagreements over plantations and the fast growing smuggling businesses that arose during this time saw the Spanish losing control of the island in more than one respect. San Juan played an important ...

  • Hilton Hotels in Puerto Rico

    Embassy Suites San Juan Hotel

    Within walking distance of the Isla Verde Beach, visitors to San Juan will find the Embassy Suites San Juan Hotel & Casino in the Carolina district of the city. It is not only located near one of the most breathtaking beaches in Puerto Rico, but is also close to the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, making the hotel easily accessible by travelers and businessmen. The Embassy Suites San ...

  • La Montaňa (Central)

    Lares

    Lares is a small city, located near the bustling city of San Juan, in the central region of Puerto Rico. The city covers an area of approximately 161 square kilometers and has an estimated population of more than 33,000 residents. Pedro Velez Borrero and Francisco de Sotomayor founded the city of Lares on 26 April 1827. Its name was derived from Don Amador de Lariz, one of the first settlers ...

  • Reserves

    Ines Maria Mendoza Reserve

    On 13 August 1990 the celebrated teacher and conservationist, Dona Ines Maria Mendoza Rivera de Munoz Marin, passed away. She is remembered by many Puerto Ricans as a constant and tireless foot soldier in the fight for conservation. She fought for the preservation of land, marine life and all animals. Her great legacy lives on in the walls of the school that was named in her honor and the ...

  • Hotels

    Las Casitas Resort

    Las Casitas Resort is located on the northeastern tip of Puerto Rico, within easy reach of all the conveniences and attractions of Fajardo and the scenic Las Croabas lagoon. Consisting of one, two and three bedroom, fully equipped and serviced casitas (Spanish for cottages), Las Casitas Resort combines supreme comfort with an exotic setting and sweeping ocean views, resulting in an ideal ...

  • Reference

    University

    There are many universities in Puerto Rico that specialize in a number of different subjects. The Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, for instance, focuses on leadership, productivity and competitiveness: skills that will hopefully be used to contribute towards local communities and expose individuals of all backgrounds to intellectual and technological advancements. The American ...

  • Culture

    Proverbs

    Every country has a distinctive culture that is unique and often language is a distinctive part of this unique ‘fingerprint’. Even if the people in a particular country speak a language that is not unique to their corner of the globe, their way of speaking and their proverbial sayings will be somewhat unique. As with elsewhere, this is definitely the case with Puerto Rico where there are a ...

  • Museums

    Tropical Forest Center

    Inaugurated in 1996, the El Portal Rain Forest Center provides the perfect introduction to the wonders of a tropical rain forest. The Center, which was designed by the Sierra Cardona Ferrer architectural firm, is situated in amidst the Caribbean National Forest and can be reached by the PR 191. Its unusual use of architecture is meant to mirror certain elements of the forest and the whole ...

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