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  • Fun in the Sun at Puerto Rico’s Waterparks

    With tropical greenery as a backdrop, colorful slides and sparkling pools Parque Acuatico Las Cascadas in Aguadilla is a great destination for some family fun. Managed by the Aguadilla ...

  • The Carnivorous Plants of Tortuguero Lagoon

    Situated between the municipalities of Manatí and Vega Baja, the Tortuguero lagoon covers an area of about 2.43 square kilometers and is Puerto Rico's only freshwater lagoon. The lagoon is ...

  • The Spectacular Islands of Culebra, Culebrita and Luis Peña

    Consisting of a main island and twenty-three smaller islands, the archipelago of Culebra is a municipality of Puerto Rico lying around 17 miles east of the mainland. Parts of Culebra and ...

  • Birds of Puerto Rico: Bananaquits

    Bananaquits (Coereba flaveola) are small birds found in a variety of habitats in Puerto Rico, including parks, suburban gardens and forested areas. They have adapted to living around ...

  • Take a Stroll Through the San Juan Botanical Garden

    Covering an area of 300-acres, 75 of which are open to the public, the San Juan Botanical Garden is affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico and serves as a living laboratory for the ...

  • María Arcelay – Making History

    In November 1932, María Luisa Arcelay (1893-1981) was elected as the representative of the district of Mayagüez in Puerto Rico's House of Representatives, thereby becoming the first woman ...

  • Puerto Rico’s NRHP Listed Landmarks Part 2

    The city of Ponce in the Porta Caribe region of Puerto Rico is a top tourist destination offering a wide variety of activities and a wealth of cultural and historical attractions. This ...

  • Puerto Rico’s NRHP Listed Landmarks Part 1

    As an unincorporated territory of the United States, a number of Puerto Rico's notable historic sites, buildings and structures are listed on the US National Register of Historic Places ...

  • A Brief History of Filmmaking in Puerto Rico

    Filmmaking in Puerto Rico is considered by some to have started in 1898 when the United States invaded the island and American soldiers recorded what they saw on film. The first ...

  • $8 Million Upgrade Proposed for La Parguera

    Located on the southwest coast of Puerto Rico, near the town of Lajas, La Parguera is the essence of Caribbean scenic beauty. Stunning white beaches, lush vegetation and the sparkling ...