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  • La Montaňa (Central)

    Cayey

    The city of Cayey was founded by Juan Mata Vazquez on 17 August 1773. The Taíno Indians had named the city “Cayey de Muesas”, which means "Place of Waters". Cayey was therefore derived from its original name. Two other locally known names for Cayey are "La Ciudad del Torito", meaning "Town of the Little Bull"; and "La Cuidad le las Brumas", which means "City of the Fog". This spectacular ...

  • Eastern Region

    Yabucoa

    The city of Yabucoa has an interesting history. It was originally a mountain town with little progress or development. In 1793, however, 25 acres of land was donated for the development of a city centre. In time, a church and jail were built and the cemetery was fenced. However Hurricane Santa Ana which hit in 1825 completely desolated this progress, leaving only the church standing. In ...