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  Ponce, Puerto Rico
Ponce is known as "La Perla del Sur" (pearl of the south) and "La Ciudad de los Leones" (city of lions).
Ponce was Spain's capital of the southern region until it fell to the U.S. in 1898.
Ponce is located in the Southern Coastal Plain region, south of Adjuntas, Utuado and Jayuya; east of Peñuelas; and west of Juana Díaz.
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 Ponce, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico's second largest city, Ponce, is known as the "La Perla del Sur" (Pearl of the South).
Officially founded by Loíza Ponce de León (Juan Ponce de León's great-grandson) in 1692, Ponce was the capital of Puerto Rico's southern region until it fell to the U.S. in 1898.
Ponce's historical center dates from the 17th C and many interesting plazas, churches, museums and colonial homes are found in the city.
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 The Pleasures of Ponce Puerto Rico
Ponce was officially founded in 1692 by Loiza Ponce de Leon, great grandson of the famous Juan Ponce de Leon first governor of Puerto Rico, and seeker of the fountain of youth (the source of its name and its symbol of the lion).
At the edge of historic Ponce is the Tercentenary Park Plaza, built in 1992 for the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city, and the Bridge of Lions.
And the lions are, of course, the emblem of Ponce.
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 PUERTO RICO HERALD: Sights, Sounds & Tastes - Ponce is Ponce and that’s that: Uncovering the Pearl of the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
PUERTO RICO HERALD: Sights, Sounds and Tastes - Ponce is Ponce and that’s that: Uncovering the Pearl of the South.
Ponce is Ponce and That’s That: Uncovering the Pearl of the South.
Ponce is also home to the regal Ponce Museum of Art, the Don Q rum epic and the Leones de Ponce, Puerto Rico’s 11-time national basketball champions.
www.puertorico-herald.org /issues/2004/vol8n33/PRSST0833-en.shtml   (1409 words)

  
 About Puerto Rico . . . Ponce
Ponce Ponce is Puerto Rico's largest city outside the San Juan Metropolitan area with a population estimated at 189,000.
Ponce is said to have been founded in 1692, although it was officially recognized as a city in 1877.
Ponce is also reached by airplane from San Juan into Aeropuerto Mercedita in the outskirts of Ponce.
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 University of Puerto Rico at Ponce - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Puerto Rico at Ponce, University of, public, coeducational institution in Ponce, Puerto Rico, part of the University of Puerto Rico System.
Ponce, city, Ponce Municipality, southern Puerto Rico, on the Caribbean coast.
One of Puerto Rico's largest cities, it is a commercial and...
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 Alpha Omega Alpha- Beta Puerto Rico Chapter
Ponce School of Medicine has as its mission to provide high quality education and graduate training, strengthen students character, moral fiber and ethics, and prepare physicians and scientists for a fast-changing world in the area of healthcare delivery and research.
Ponce School of Medicine was founded by the Catholic University of Puerto Rico in 1977 with a chartered class of just 26 students.
In January of 1980, a group of lay and professional leaders in southern Puerto Rico, established a non-profit organization, the Ponce School of Medicine Foundation, for the purpose of operating the Ponce School of Medicine.
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 PUERTO RICO HERALD: Profile: Ponce de León   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ponce de León’s influence on Puerto Rican history was not limited to slavery and bloodshed.
In 1512, Ponce de León received a royal grant to seek out this island and attempt to discover its "Fountain of Youth." Thus began the quest for which Ponce de León is most famous, and which cost him his life.
The body of Ponce de León remained in Cuba until it was brought to Puerto Rico many years later by his grandson, Juan Ponce de León II, the first native-born governor of Puerto Rico.
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 Ponce (Puerto Rico)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ponce is in South Puerto Rico, it was founded in 1692, made city 1877; there are 187,749 inh.
Ponce (refers to Juan Ponce de Leo'n, first Governor of Puerto Rico) - Its flag colors symbolism is those of the Coat of Arms.
Ponce was founded in 1682, so that's the reason for the first date in the previous flag (not 1692).
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 Ponce, Puerto Rico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ponce (PON-sai) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the Southern Coastal Plain region, south of Adjuntas, Utuado and Jayuya; east of Peñuelas; and west of Juana Díaz.
Ponce, the second largest city in Puerto Rico outside of the San Juan metropolitan area, is named after the grandson of Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León.
Ponce is the home of the Ponce Museum of Art, which was operated by Puerto Rico's former Governor Luis A. Ferré until his death at the age of 99.
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 Ponce, Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
On the other hand, the Ponce side of the mountain is considered more rural, and is conspicuous by its open spaces and plenty of greenery.
Ponce, on the other hand, has been content to retain its old traditions and culture.
Ponce is not concerned about losing its long standing position as the second largest city in population after San Juan.
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 Ponce, Puerto Rico, Pictures
One of Puerto Rico's largest cities, it is a commercial and distribution center for the surrounding region.
Its port, Playa de Ponce, is one of the island's major seaports.
Ponce is the site of the Catholic University of Puerto Rico (1948), the Ponce School of Medicine (1976), and the Ponce Technological University College (1970).
www.greatestcities.com /Caribbean/Puerto_Rico/Ponce_city.html   (219 words)

  
 Ponce, Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
--> In 1898, Ponce was the largest city in Puerto Rico, with a population of 22,000.
On their way to Ponce, General Garretson's brigade occupied the town of Yauco.
On July 28, General Miles made a public proclamation in the city, promising rights and declaring the goodwill of the United States and its people toward the Puerto Ricans.
www.loc.gov /rr/hispanic/1898/ponce.html   (170 words)

  
 Music of Puerto Rico
Carlos Ponce was born on September 4, 1972 in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
On this first undertaking, Ponce introduced the world to his songwriting ability with the first single, “Rezo” which catapulted to the number-one slot on Billboard magazine’s Hot Latin Tracks just three weeks after its release and remained at the top of the charts for the next nine weeks.
On September 21 Ponce released his follow-up album, entitled Todo lo que soy, or “All That I Am.” This new album features 11 original songs, nine of which which were written or co-written by Ponce.
www.musicofpuertorico.com /index.php/artists/carlos_ponce   (582 words)

  
 USS PONCE (LPD15) Ship Characteristics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
USS PONCE is the first United States Ship to be named after the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico, which in turn is named in honor of the Spanish explorer, Juan Ponce de Leon.
USS PONCE (LPD 15) is assigned to Commander, AMPHIBIOUS GROUP TWO as a unit of the Naval Surface Forces, United States Atlantic Fleet and is the 12th and last vessel of the AUSTIN class.
She is the first United States Ship to be named after the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico, which is named in honor of the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon.
www.ponce.navy.mil /characteristics.htm   (239 words)

  
 Ponce, La Capital del Sur de Puerto Rico
Ponce fue fundada en 1692, por vecinos que, huyendo de los constantes ataques en la costa, mudaron su asentamiento, de las orillas del Río Jacaguas, al lugar donde actualmente se encuentra la Plaza Las Delicias.
Ponce, que también se le conoce como La Perla del Sur y Ciudad Señorial, cubre un territorio de 100 millas (300km) cuadradas y su población sobrepasa los 210,000 habitantes.
El mejor paseo tablado de Puerto Rico es un área de recreación pasiva frente al Mar Caribe, donde se puede disfrutar de comidas y bebidas típicas, pesca de orilla y frecuentes actividades de música popular.
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 Vacation In Puerto Rico - Book Hotels, Airfare and Rental Car (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Club Puerto Rico is filled with people from around the world talking about Puerto Rican culture and making new friends.
Membership is free (and required to post to the as de Puerto Rico y el Director Auxiliar de la Loter Escape to Puerto Rico may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Escape to Puerto Rico site, including the availability of any features of the site, at any time.
Escape to Puerto Rico may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the site without notice or liability.
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 Ponce - Puerto Rico
We are in the heart of the historic district of Ponce.
The anchor for the historic district of Ponce.
This is a Hall of Fame for athletes from the southern region of Puerto Rico.
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 Motorsport.com: News channel
Ponce, Puerto Rico- The American GT Challenge series will visit the islands of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic during its inaugural season.
Ponce is referred to as the "La Perla del Sur" (Pearl of the South).
The Ponce Grand Prix and following Dominican Republic event at Autodromo Las Americas will be events of national pride for the competitors involved as well as crown the 2004 American GT Challenge Inter Americas Champion.
www.motorsport.com /news/article.asp?ID=171759&FS=Other+series   (847 words)

  
 Ponce Hilton & Casino - Ponce Puerto Rico Hotels - Puerto Rico hotels
Built in 1923, the hotel is a showcase for many fine works of art, including the Crystal Ballroom ceiling, which was painted by Giovanni Smeraldi, noted for his work at the Vatican.
Hilton Ponce & Casino is located on the southern shore of Puerto Rico, facing the Caribbean Sea, and approximately 75 miles from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport.
The casino at the Hilton Ponce is one of the largest on the island and offers a wide variety of gambling choices.
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 Ponce, Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ponce es la segunda ciudad más grande en Puerto Rico después del área metropolitana de San Juan.
En 1937, Ponce fue escenario de un incidente llamado la Masacre de Ponce en el cual protestantes nacionalistas fueron asesinados por la policía.
En Octubre de 1985, Ponce sufrió una gran tragedia cuando 129 personas murieron por una deslizamiento de barro en la zona conocida como Mameyes.
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 Ponce Puerto Rico Hotels ... Jake.com
Beautifully nestled on top of a panoramic hill with a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea and the historical city of Ponce / 116 renovated and spacious...
Ponce, PR Melia hotel is a landmark in Ponce, centrally located in Ponces history zone, facing the main Plaza with its picturesque "Parque De Bomba"...
The Ponce Hilton and Casino enjoys a privileged and secluded location on beautifully landscaped, tropical gardens overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
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 Ponce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Juan Ponce de León II (16th c.), first Puerto Rican to assume the temporary governorship of Puerto Rico
Ponce massacre, 1937 killing of 19 demonstrators by police in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Roman Catholic Diocese of Ponce in Ponce, Puerto, Rico
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 Ponce, Puerto Rico. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com
An hour and a half from San Juan via Highway 52, PONCE is best known for its art museum and its beautifully restored historic district, a showcase of nineteenth century Creole architecture.
Known as La Perla del Sur ("the pearl of the south"), the settlement of Ponce was recognized by the Spanish in 1692, and named after Loíza Ponce de León, the great grandson of Juan Ponce de León.
For a metropolis of its size, the quality of the food in Ponce is wanting, especially if you've been spoiled by San Juan's impressive range of options.
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 Ponce hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Puerto Rico, by all-hotels.com
Hilton Ponce & Casino is located on the southern shore of Puerto Rico, facing the Caribbean Sea, and approximately 75 miles from...
Copamarina, tucked away in the seaside town of Guanica on Puerto Rico's undiscovered southwestern coast, is a 20 acre landscaped...
The Howard Johnson Ponce is situated approximately 5 minutes from downtown Historical Ponce, approximately 70 miles from San Juan.
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 Admiring architecture in old Puerto Rico - Ponce, Puerto Rico - Beyond the West Sunset - Find Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In the late 19th century, Ponce developed its own blend of Spanish Creole and neoclassical architecture called Ponce Creole; it's characterized by the use of Corinthian columns, wrought-iron balconies, and gas lamps.
A 1 1/4-hour drive southwest of San Juan, Ponce is worth a visit to see its architectural gems on a self-guided walk.
From San Juan, Ponce is easy to reach by car on the Ponce Expressway or on tours offered by major hotels.
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 Hearing aids, hearing loss, Ponce, Puerto Rico
We offer a full range of diagnostic evaluations and rehabilitative services which are unmatched in these areas.
I want to thank you in advance for your visit and hope to see you soon in one of our offices.
Si tiene alguna pregunta, puede escribirnos o llamarnos a nuestros respectivos telefonos: Aguadilla-787 882-8585, Mayaguez-787 834-0660 or Ponce 787 844-8595.
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Ponce Condos, cabins, villas, cottages and vacation homes in Ponce Puerto Rico are an affordable vacation lodging option and are perfect to rent for family vacations, group travel, weddings, honeymoons, family reunions or anytime you want more space than a hotel room provides.
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