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  Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States in the Caribbean Sea.
Puerto Rico was invaded by the United States in the Spanish-American War, after Spain was forced to cede Puerto Rico to the victorious Americans under the Treaty of Paris (1898).
Puerto Ricans have been American citizens since 1917, and as such are free to live anywhere in the United States; similarly, all Americans have the right to migrate to Puerto Rico.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/pu/Puerto_Rico.html   (793 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Telephone Authority (PRTC)
On 5/4/94, Puerto Rico Telephone Company and Puerto Rico Communications Corporation merged into one operating company--Puerto Rico Telephone Company--with two study area jurisdictions: Puerto Rico (assigned COSA PRPR, which was also assigned for the operating company COSA) and Puerto Rico Central (PRCC).
On March 2, 1999, GTE Holdings (Puerto Rico) LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GTE International Telecommunications, Incorporated, which is an affiliate of GTE Telephone Operating and GTE System Telephone Companies (GTE Corporation), acquired a controlling interest in Puerto Rico Telephone Company (approximately 40 percent).
In a petition to the Commission, Telecommunications of Puerto Rico, Inc. is seeking to remain subject to rate-of-return regulation or to further extend the required time for its conversion to price cap regulations beyond July 1, 2001.
www.fcc.gov /wcb/armis/carrier_filing_history/COSA_History/prtc.htm   (557 words)

  
  Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Puerto Rico is unusual in that it is the first Overseas Commonwealth Territory of the United States, and although Spanish is the island's first language, English is widely spoken and Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens.
Puerto Rico is a freely associated commonwealth of the United States, composed of one large island and several small islands.
Puerto Rico’s highest tribunal, the supreme court, is composed of a chief justice and six associate justices, who serve until the age of 70.
www.caribbeantown.com /puerto_rico.htm   (4101 words)

  
 Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States in the Caribbean Sea.
Puerto Rico was invaded by the United States in the Spanish-American War, after Spain was forced to cede Puerto Rico to the victorious Americans under the Treaty of Paris (1898).
Puerto Ricans have been American citizens since 1917, and as such are free to live anywhere in the United States; similarly, all Americans have the right to migrate to Puerto Rico.
www.fastload.org /pu/Puerto_Rico.html   (832 words)

  
 Map Zones : Puerto Rico Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Puerto Rico is sometimes struck by damaging hurricanes traveling from the east, especially from August to October.
Puerto Rico's mountainous backbone is the easternmost extension of a tightly folded and faulted ridge that extends from the Central American mainland across the northern Caribbean to the Lesser Antilles.
Puerto Ricans share most rights and obligations of other U.S. citizens; residents of the commonwealth may not vote in U.S. presidential elections, however, and, except for federal employees and members of the U.S. armed forces, are not required to pay federal income taxes.
kids.mapzones.com /world/puerto_rico   (1599 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Puerto Rico is a self-governing commonwealth in association with the United States.
The major differences between Puerto Rico and the 50 states are its local taxation system and exemption from Internal Revenue Code, its lack of voting representation in either house of the U.S. Congress, the ineligibility of Puerto Ricans to vote in presidential elections, and its lack of assignation of some revenues reserved for the states.
Puerto Rico is considered one of the highest records of voter participation in election processes in the world.
welcome.topuertorico.org /government.shtml   (1341 words)

  
 Nortel: Puerto Rico Telephone Launches Voice over IP Using Nortel Solutions
SAN JUAN, Puerto RicoPuerto Rico Telephone (PRT), the leading telecommunications provider in Puerto Rico and a Verizon affiliate, is launching a suite of new multimedia and advanced voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services to residential and corporate customers throughout the island using converged VoIP and multimedia communications solutions from Nortel* [NYSE/TSX: NT].
Puerto Rico Telephone is an affiliate of Verizon Communications and a leading telecommunication provider in Puerto Rico.
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that enhance the human experience, ignite and power global commerce, and secure and protect the world’s most critical information.
www.nortel.com /corporate/news/newsreleases/2005a/01_12_05_puerto_rico_telephone.html   (783 words)

  
 PUERTO RICO HERALD: Casiano Communications Launches Puerto Rico Travel & Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He is the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association’s 2003 Journalist of the Year and has been recognized by the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau and other tourism organizations for his contributions to the industry.
"Puerto Rico Travel and Tourism will have a circulation of 50,000 for the first issue, with a target circulation of at least 100,000 by the fourth issue.
Each issue will have four or five in-depth stories on Puerto Rico’s unique–and often little-known–features…stories of great interest to visitors both from the other side of the island and from the other side of the world," said Flores.
www.puertorico-herald.org /issues/2004/vol8n03/CBCasianoLaunches-en.shtml   (643 words)

  
 Vieques Island Puerto Rico. Vieques PR Hotel / Lodging Guide. Vieques beaches
Isla de Vieques is one of the Spanish Virgin Islands of Puerto Rico.
You can also choose to go to Puerto Rico, the star of the Caribbean, where you will find a more active nightlife, golf, and a little more adventure for thrill seekers.
If you want to experience the un-crowded, serene, and virgin side of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, plan to come soon because it may not stay this way for long.
www.viequestravelguide.com   (797 words)

  
 Communications in Puerto Rico - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Television broadcast stations: 18 (plus three stations of the US Armed Forces Radio and Television Service) (1997)
Puerto Rico Telecommunications in Puerto Rico (Detailed History of Telecommunications in Puerto Rico)
This page was last modified 19:37, 24 Oct 2004.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Communications_in_Puerto_Rico   (99 words)

  
 Communications Today: AT&T, Others Sue Verizon Affiliate - case against Puerto Rico Telephone Co
Eliana Ramirez, vice president of marketing for AT&T Puerto Rico, told Communications Today that access charges levied by Puerto Rico Telephone are excessive and in violation of the Puerto Rico Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Ramirez said she hopes the Puerto Rico Circuit Court of Appeals will resolve the issue before the end of the year.
A Verizon spokesman told Communications Today that the intra-state island issue "has been going on for years and involves just Puerto Rico Telephone and not Verizon." Attempts by Communications Today on Monday to reach Puerto Rico Telephone officials were unsuccessful.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BMD/is_63_8/ai_84347833   (339 words)

  
 DefenseLINK News: Unit From Puerto Rico Keeps Communications Connected
Rafael Correa, of Anasco, Puerto Rico, marks where holes will be drilled on a strip of material that will house new wiring for phones and computer systems in the Lone Star West building on Camp Eggers, Afghanistan.
The 807th, whose primary mission here is to enhance the communication capabilities of the coalition, has been working long hours in Afghanistan's capital city since arriving Jan. 15 as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The 210-member unit from Camp Euripides Rubie in Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico, is also performing missions in Kandahar, Karshi-Khanabad, Kuwait and Baghdad.
www.defenselink.mil /news/Apr2005/20050420_685.html   (633 words)

  
 Cellular One Puerto Rico Utilizes Glenayre Options To Restore Service In Record Time After Hurricane Georges
Recognizing that its coverage area is located in the path of frequent tropical storms, Cellular One Puerto Rico, a subsidiary of Cellular Communications of Puerto Rico Inc., wanted the capability to build a recovery plan while a storm was actually happening.
"This was the most devastating hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in the company's history and not only have we recovered, but we are supporting other government and utility personnel in their recovery projects," said Shapiro.
Cellular Communications of Puerto Rico, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLRP) has does business in Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands under the Cellular One trade name since 1991.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/10-06-1998/0000766043&EDATE=   (763 words)

  
 Cupeles Communications, Inc. Sharing our Passion for Puerto Rico. Porta del Sol
Welcome to Cupeles Communications, Inc., a strong online network of sites with information about the island of Puerto Rico and other fascinating destination around the world.
Vieques Island, Puerto Rico Travel Guide - At the top most visited sites about Puerto Rico according to Alexa.com this guide will give you honest, up to date information about attractions, where to stay, getting there, lodging reviews, vacation rentals, wedding information and much more.
Porta del Sol, Puerto Rico is being written now in order to bring you the very best of the west coast.
www.cupeles.com   (193 words)

  
 Telecom News Archives
NorthPoint Communications plans to extend its national DSL network to more than 50 percent of all businesses and nearly 45 percent of all homes in the United States by the end of 2000.
Cellular Communications of Puerto Rico is a major wireless provider in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands with more than 375,000 customers.
Societe Europeenne de Communication ("SEC"), an alternative European telecommunications provider, today announced the recent launch of a prepaid calling card offering in France by C3, a wholly owned subsidiary, which is complementary to the fixed telephony service currently provided by Tele2 France.
www.igigroup.com /news/archives1999/9910-25-29.html   (10820 words)

  
 Puerto Rico | eds.com
EDS Puerto Rico has client locations in the San Juan metropolitan area and Guaynabo.
Our employees are providing information technology (IT) services to companies in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Government, U.S. government and communications industries.
EDS delivers a portfolio of services that helps clients embrace speed, transform their enterprises, respond quickly to opportunities, protect their physical and digital assets and go to market ahead of their competitors.
www.eds.com /about/locations/puertorico   (76 words)

  
 Electrician Bayamon Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Diaconia - Volume XVI, Number 1, January 1996 and was born Education Puerto Rico in Central colonial city of Ponce.
Puerto Rico Job Centers Corps - Body of Puerto Rico; Volunteers in Service to Puerto Electrician, The LPN, Business Clerical, Rico.
PUERTO RICO HERALD: Casualty - Iraq War: Soldier's Sacrifice Of The as started where couple adolescents in Bayamn, military Rico, dating they studied in a school for the children of Puerto personnel.
www.electrician-resource.com /Electrician-Bayamon-Puerto-Rico.htm   (1183 words)

  
 P_jul25_2002
As a Q Comm enabled service bureau for the electronic distribution of prepaid services, Puerto Rico International Communications will purchase Q Comm’s Qxpress point-of-sale terminals and license the Q Data Center technology for an ongoing transaction fee.
Puerto Rico International Communications currently sells prepaid services including prepaid phone cards and prepaid wireless through more than 1,000 retail locations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
“Puerto Rico International Communications is one of the most formidable prepaid players in Puerto Rico,” said Stephen C. Flaherty, president of Q Comm International.
www.qcomm.com /press_2002/P_jul25_2002.html   (891 words)

  
 PuertoRico.com - Terms of Use - Puerto Rico
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www.puertorico.com /corporate/aupolicy.html   (1494 words)

  
 Communications Today: Puerto Rico Gets First Satellite Broadband Offering - Brief Article
McLean, Va.-based satellite company StarBand Communications is offering its two-way satellite broadband service to the consumer and small business market in Puerto Rico, making it the first satellite-based broadband provider to officially serve the island.
The consumer and SOHO variant of Gilat Satellite Networks' corporate VSAT service could prove an important vector for broadband service in Puerto Rico, where cable and DSL access is poor.
Puerto Rico customers need a 1.2 meter dish, as opposed to the.75 meter dish used by mainland customers.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BMD/is_133_8/ai_88831696   (254 words)

  
 SBC Boosts Footprint With Puerto Rico Stake - 5/10/1999 - Wireless Week - CA3745   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
SBC Communications Inc. is going south while acquisition target Ameritech Corp.
of Puerto Rico for $464 million in cash and the assumption of $350 million in long-term debt.
A key reason for prepaid's success in Italy and Puerto Rico is the elimination of monthly access fees, said CCPR CFO Stan Williams.
www.wirelessweek.com /article/CA3745.html?spacedesc=&stt=001   (408 words)

  
 Nortel: Centennial Communications Selects Nortel 3G Solution for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Centennial Communications Corp. [NASDAQ:CYCL], a leading wireless and broadband telecom service provider in the Caribbean, has chosen Nortel* [NYSE/TSX: NT] to replace and upgrade its existing wireless network in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands with advanced third generation (3G) wireless technology.
Centennial Communications [NASDAQ: CYCL], based in Wall, NJ, is a leading provider of regional wireless and integrated communications services in the United States and the Caribbean with over 1 million wireless subscribers.
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that enhance the human experience, ignite and power global commerce, and secure and protect the world’s most critical information.
www.nortelnetworks.com /corporate/news/newsreleases/2005a/01_11_05_centennial_puerto_rico.html   (906 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Jobs in Puerto Rico Job Search.
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puerto.rico.jobs.com   (687 words)

  
 Motivating & Inspiring Employees in Puerto Rico: Communications 101 Works Wonders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
When that communication is personal and timely, it is all the more highly valued.
In a recent study, positive written communication was found to be very important in motivating employees; however, this technique was used by only 24 percent of managers.
A survey by Professional Secretaries International revealed that as many as 30 percent of professional secretaries would prefer a simple letter of appreciation from their managers--and that a bouquet or a lunch was unnecessary.
www.imakenews.com /zagus/e_article000014537.cfm   (183 words)

  
 Puerto Rico, Map and Flag
Populated for centuries by aboriginal peoples, the island was claimed by the Spanish Crown in 1493 following Columbus' second voyage to the Americas.
In 1898, after 400 years of colonial rule that saw the indigenous population nearly exterminated and African slave labor introduced, Puerto Rico was ceded to the US as a result of the Spanish-American War.
Puerto Ricans were granted US citizenship in 1917 and popularly elected governors have served since 1948.
www.greatestcities.com /Caribbean/Puerto_Rico.html   (1050 words)

  
 Dsl Providers Puerto Rico
Verizon Communications is one of the world's leading providers of communications...
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Puerto Rico Internet Service Providers Puerto Rico ISP PR...as PR DSL and PR Cable Internet.
www.dsldnld.com /dslproviderspuertorico.html   (255 words)

  
 PRESS RELEASE Centennial Communications Names Carlos Blanco President of Centennial De Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Blanco will have operational responsibility for Puerto Rico's wireless and broadband businesses, leading the customer service, marketing, network engineering and sales teams.
Centennial Communications (NASDAQ: CYCL), based in Wall, NJ, is a leading provider of regional wireless and integrated communications services in the United States and the Caribbean with approximately 1.2 million wireless subscribers and 300,000 access lines and equivalents.
Centennial's Caribbean business owns and operates wireless networks in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the U.S. Virgin Islands and provides facilities-based integrated voice, data and Internet solutions.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=96089&tsource=3   (474 words)

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