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  • Anasco

    Añasco is a city located on the island of Puerto Rico. It is situated near the west coast of the island and was named after Don Luis de Añasco. Añasco also borders the Mona Passage, which is a strait seperating Puerto Rico from the Hispaniola island. North of Añasco is Las Marias and Mayagüez; south of the city is Moca, Rincón and Aguada; and west of Añasco is Las Marias and San Sebastián. ...

  • Canovanas

    The town of Canovanas is known by three different names to locals. It is often referred to as "La Cuna de los Indios", meaning "Indian Cradle". This is because of the large population of Indian and African slaves that arrived and settled here. The second name, "La Ciudad de las Carreras", means "Race Horse Town". Since 1972, Canovanas has been home to the only horse racetrack in Puerto Rico, ...