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  • Puerto Rican Architect Francisco Porrata-Doria

    Architects have the privilege of leaving a lasting legacy by means of the buildings they design, and over the decades where villages have become towns, and towns have grown into cities, some ...

  • Joseph Acaba – First Puerto Rican Astronaut

    When Joe Acaba was selected as a member of the 19th NASA Astronaut Training Group in May 2004, he became the first person of Puerto Rican heritage to earn this opportunity. Upon completion of ...

  • El Tuque Ponce

    The El Tuque Recreational Complex, or simply El Tuque Ponce, and beach in the Punta Cucharas sector of Ponce was developed in 2002. It features an aquatic park with three large pools, one of ...

  • Endemic Birds of Puerto Rico

    With its variety of habitats and abundance of protected reserves, Puerto Rico has a rich and diverse range of bird species. Of the total of 349 recorded species of birds, 42 have been ...

  • Planetarium Planned for Arecibo Observatory

    Home to the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, the Arecibo Observatory is one of Puerto Rico's top attractions, receiving around 100,000 visitors each year. Plans to build a ...

  • Puerto Rican Sea Life

    Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico's waters are full of fascinating marine life. From sea turtles to fish, from whales to sharks, there is plenty for scuba divers ...

  • Residencia Armstrong-Poventud – A Valuable Historic Landmark

    Built in 1899, the Armstrong-Poventud House, also known as the Armstrong-Toro House or Casa de las Cariatides, is a superb example of the distinctive architecture used in the Historic Zone of ...

  • Florencio Morales Ramos – Music to Unite a Nation

    Better known as Ramito, singer, composer and trovador Florencio "Flor" Morales Ramos was considered to be the king of Puerto Rican Jibaro music, with his brothers Juan María (better known as ...

  • La Guancha – Ponce Boardwalk

    If you're looking for some entertainment or relaxation in the city of Ponce, be sure to make your way to the La Playa barrio where you will find the La Guancha Recreational and Cultural Complex. ...

  • Visit the Historic Monument of Coloso Sugar Cane Refinery

    Located near the town of Aguada, in the Porta Del Sol region of Puerto Rico, the Coloso Sugar Cane Refinery was one of the longest running sugar mills on the island - beginning production in the ...