Porta Caribe (South)
Mercedita, located to the east of the central business district of Ponce in Puerto Rico, is home to the Ponce campus of the Inter American University and a variety of hotels primarily servicing the business district, as well as the Mercedita Airport.
Manufacturing of various goods wherein raw materials are used to produce finished products is one of Puerto Rico's major industries and accounts for approximately 40% of its GDP. Being part of the United States and one of the Caribbean Islands, Puerto Rico's biggest industry is still tourism and services related thereto. Agriculture also plays a small role in the country’s overall annual ...