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  Meet Puerto Rican girls Puerto Rican women Puerto Rico girls
Puerto Rican women are famous for their loyalty to their husbands and family.
Maturity and stability in a man are attributes highly valued by the Puerto Rican woman and, as a result, a large difference in age is seldom a concern and quite common.
Simply put, Puerto Rico women are extremely loyal, and once they leave their immediate family to begin a new life and start a family of their own, Puerto Rican Girls dedicate themselves to keeping that family intact.
www.puertoricanwomen-puertoricangirls.com   (390 words)

  Isla Coquí Puerto Rican Restaurant and Bar | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Isla Coquí, the new Heights-area Puerto Rican restaurant at Interstate 10 and Durham, is a young colt of a place.
Then there is the pastel of green bananas, which is a smooth, dark Puerto Rican tamale encased in an earthy green-banana mash, with an interior cache of shredded pork and beef.
Among the fried, fritterlike snacks Puerto Ricans dote on, the little fried cassava-ball appetizers (mofongitos de yuca) were greasy and slightly sodden the night I tasted them.
www.chron.com /disp/story.mpl/dining/cook/4252284.html   (1204 words)

  Puerto Rican
A Puerto Rican is anyone who was born on the island of Puerto Rico.
Puerto Ricans are mostly descendants of Spaniards who colonized the island, and of Africans who were brought as slaves.
Regardless of skin color or ethnic origin, Puerto Ricans are extremely proud of their heritage, culture and language, separately from their status as American citizens.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/pu/Puerto_Rican.html   (197 words)

  Puerto Rican - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since 1917, Puerto Rican citizens born prior to 1899 were naturalized citizens and anyone born after 1898 were declared natural born citizens of the United States; unless the Puerto Rican by sworn statement wished to remain subject of Spain within 6 months of the effective date of the 1917 Jones Act.
Most people on Puerto Rico tend to agree that the "Puerto Rican" identity is generally a Hispanic ethnic group made by a combination of Spanish, Taíno, and African similar to Cuba, Panama, Venezuela, the north coast of Colombia and the Dominican Republic.
Asked about whether she felt Puerto Rican or not by a popular men's magazine, New York native model and rap singer Gloria Velez declared that although "(she) and her parents" were born in New York City and Long Island and her grandparents were from Puerto Rico, she is still 100 percent "Puerto Rican".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Puerto_Rican   (2130 words)

 Puerto Rico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Puerto Rico, the smallest of the Greater Antilles, includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands and keys, the largest of which are Mona, Vieques, and Culebra.
Puerto Rico lies at the boundary between the Caribbean and North American plates and is currently being deformed by the tectonic stresses caused by the interaction of these plates.
Puerto Ricans expressed their support for this measure in a 1951 referendum, which gave voters a yes-or-no choice for the commonwealth status, defined as a ‘permanent association with a federal union’.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Puerto_Rico   (6100 words)

 More Paso Finos - Pure Puerto Rican Paso Fino Federation of America
Caramelo was bred to Masqueada, and the archetype of the Paso Fino breed was born-- Dulce Sueno.
A Pure Puerto Rican Paso's natural gait is a short, low gait performed with elegance, poise and swiftness resulting in a shock absorbing action and a very smooth gait with a distinct four beat taca-taca-taca-taca sound.
Puerto Rican horses come in a variety of colors with and without markings and range in size from 13 to 15 hands.
puertoricanpasofino.org /pasodetail.html   (2143 words)

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A Puerto Rican is anyone who was born on the island of Puerto Rico.
Puerto Ricans are mostly descendants of Spaniards who colonized the island, Tainos (a Native American tribe, the indigenous people of the island and the rest of the Americas) and of Africans who were brought as slaves.
Regardless of skin color or ethnic origin, Puerto Ricans are extremely proud of their heritage, culture and language, of their nationality separately from their status as American citizens.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/p/pu/puerto_rican.html   (207 words)

 Puerto Rico map and hundred souvenirs only at PuertoRicans.Com
The number of Puerto Ricans who migrated to the United States was greater than the rest of the Islands in the Caribbean because of Puerto Rico's political relationship with the United States which granted Puerto Ricans the right to enter and exit the United States.
This enduring collection of images from the Archives of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College at CUNY facilitates the study and analysis of the history of the United States Puerto Rican community when it was merely beginning to contribute to New York's social, political, cultural and economic life.
Puerto Rico is an Island that has Commonwealth Government with strong political, cultural and economic ties to the United States, but the main language of Puerto Rico is Spanish.
www.puertoricans.com /city/MANNY/index4.asp   (1481 words)

 Puerto Rican History
While Puerto Ricans were eventually able to become financially stable as workers in Connecticut, socially there were as alienated as before.
Religion plays a large part in Puerto Rican society, and the fact that many Connecticut Catholic churches discriminated against them was a major barrier in achieving a level of social comfort within the state.
Within Hartford alone, nearly 31.9 percent of the population was of Puerto Rican descent according to a 1989 survey.
www.trincoll.edu /prog/ctpeople/PuertoRicans/history.htm   (759 words)

 Puerto Rican Foods
Puerto Rican desserts include the pudding or custard flan and the tembleque..Papaya cubes cooked in sugar and cinnamon must be accompanied by white cheese(queso blanco).
Puerto Ricans are heavy coffee drinkers and Puerto Rican coffee is among the best in the world..islanders like their coffee real strong, some drink it fl, others as café-con-leche.
Puerto Rican Rums are known world-wide as the best as they are aged for years according to law..enjoy Rum and Coke (Cuba Libre) which is one of the local favorites.
users.aol.com /np4cc/food.htm   (936 words)

 Puert Rican Population In California
It is an appropriate time for each and every Puerto Rican throughout the world, especially in the United States and Puerto Rico, to reflect on how we have been personally affected by the events that occurred as a result of this war.
Consequently, Puerto Ricans began migrating to countries like Santo Domingo, Mexico, and Hawaii (then a U.S. territory), with the hope of seeking better livelihoods, always thinking and hoping that one day they would return to their homeland.
There was an ever-increasing number of Puerto Ricans on the island feeling the necessity to migrate shortly after the beginning of the 20th century.
houseofpuertorico.com /articles/lopez2000_2.htm   (1290 words)

 Puerto Rican Artist Puerto Rican Art Puerto Rican Painting Elizabeth Erazo Baez
comidas de Puerto Rico, La Isla de Encanto, paisajes de puerto rico, tropicales, los cocos, palmas, las playas blancas, instrumentos musicales, admirando a nuestros músicos latinos, los bailes y los bailarines de Bomba y Plena.
I love to paint themes of Latin American traditions, specifically of Puerto Rican culture, landscapes, seascapes, portraits and the richness of color found in the still life of tropical fruits and plants.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, of Puerto Rican parents, later on I moved to Puerto Rico as a young girl.
www.baezfineart.com   (1058 words)

 Audubon WatchList - Puerto Rican Parrot
Once abundant throughout Puerto Rico, the endemic Puerto Rican Parrot is now perilously close to extinction, persisting in the wild only as a tiny remnant population occupying a patch of rainforest habitat in the Caribbean National Forest.
The Puerto Rican Parrot is a conspicuous foot-long emerald green forest dweller with a red forehead, wide white eye-rings, and flesh-colored bill and feet.
The Puerto Rican Parrot is a forest bird that subsists primarily on fruits.
audubon2.org /webapp/watchlist/viewSpecies.jsp?id=168   (1073 words)

 Cultural Diversity: Eating in America, Puerto Rican, HYG-5257-95
The Puerto Rican culture includes people whose ancestors and possibly current extended family members are from the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico.
Puerto Ricans believe breastfeeding is nourishing and creates bonding between mother and child.
This fact sheet on the Puerto Rican culture is one of a series of nine developed to address cultural diversity in American eating.
ohioline.osu.edu /hyg-fact/5000/5257.html   (1058 words)

 93.02.12: Puerto Rican Folktales
The folktales of Puerto Rico reflect the culture of the people who have lived or influenced the lifestyle of those people living there, the Tainos, the Spaniards, and the Africans.
By integrating Puerto Rican tales into the classroom, the Puerto Rican students will be exposed to cultural and historical aspects of their heritage.
Stokes of ghosts and the devil abound in Puerto Rican folktales.
www.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1993/2/93.02.12.x.html   (5964 words)

 More Paso Finos - Pure Puerto Rican Paso Fino Federation of America
Caramelo was bred to Masqueada, and the archetype of the Paso Fino breed was born-- Dulce Sueno.
A Pure Puerto Rican Paso's natural gait is a short, low gait performed with elegance, poise and swiftness resulting in a shock absorbing action and a very smooth gait with a distinct four beat taca-taca-taca-taca sound.
Puerto Rican horses come in a variety of colors with and without markings and range in size from 13 to 15 hands.
www.puertoricanpasofino.org /pasodetail.html   (2143 words)

 Puerto Rican Painter, History of Puerto Rican Painting
In his work we see hints of an emerging Puerto Rican identity as the Creole elite begin to feel more fondness for the island of their birth, than to Spain, the land of their parents.
Early 20 th century Puerto Rican art (1900 and 1940) is characterized by the continuation of realist depictions of regional traditions, local people, and island landscapes.
Among the most important of these were The University of Puerto Rico Museum, created in 1952; the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, established in 1955; and in 1959, the Ponce Museum of Art, which began as a private collection of 13th to 19th century European art, opened its doors.
www.puertoricanpainter.com /pages/history_of_puertoricanpainter.htm   (2189 words)

 Puerto Rican Culture and History
Puerto Rico today is caught between two diverse cultures and is constantly under scrutiny and judgement of visitors with only a scant understanding
Some Puerto Ricans are not happy with the result of that influence; others welcome it.
Puerto Rico en Breve --topics on Puerto Rican history.
www.prboriken.com /culture.htm   (460 words)

 Puerto Rican Coffee
Gourmet Puerto Rican Coffee, 100% Arabica bean coffee, cultivated on the island since 1736, from the west central mountain range of Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rican Gourmet Coffee, the coffee of Popes and Kings, one of the world's best coffees.
Arabica bean coffee of the Bourbon and Puerto Rico Bourbon variety, with some Caturra and Limani.
www.gicco.com   (124 words)

Puerto Rico has been a colony of the United States since 1898, as a result of the Spanish-American War.
Puerto Ricans are still struggling to attain sovereignty and independence.
The Puerto Rican Independence Party (PIP) was founded in 1946 with the purpose of seeking and obtaining independence by every pacific mean available.
www.independencia.net /ingles/welcome.html   (407 words)

 NOAA Ocean Explorer: Puerto Rico Trench
NOAA's Office of Ocean Exploration identified the Puerto Rico Trench, the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean, as a prime target for exploration and funded two expeditions to map the trench and its vicinity.
Until now, it was unclear whether the northern insular slope of Puerto Rico continued to tilt and if submarine slides were still active; however, the newly acquired multibeam data and imagery suggest that the slope failure was an initial phase in the landslide process.
Submarine slides are known sources of tsunamis; the sudden vertical displacement of a large volume of the sea floor during slope failure displaces the overlying water mass, generating a "tidal" wave.
oceanexplorer.noaa.gov /explorations/03trench/welcome.html   (1298 words)

 Puerto Rican Studies Sequence   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Puerto Rican/Latino Sequence of the Department of Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies is geared towards a multidisciplinary pedagogical and philosophical approach which encompasses the study of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Cuba specifically, and the rest of the Caribbean in a comparative perspective.
We also engage in the study and analysis of the Puerto Rican diaspora to the U.S. The study of these areas is framed within the racial, historical, linguistic, religious, social and cultural context of syncretism that took place within the native Taíno population, the Spanish colonizers and African people brought in as slaves.
The courses in the Puerto Rican/Latino Sequence have been developed with the teachings and philosophy of famous Puerto Rican thinkers such as Eugenio María de Hostos, Ramón Emeterio Betances, Pedro Albizu Campos, Luisa Capetillo, and Julia de Burgos, in mind.
www.hunter.cuny.edu /blpr/puertorico.html   (609 words)

 Puerto Rican Flag
The Puerto Rican flag was first used on December 22, 1895 during a meeting which advocated independence for Puerto Rico and Cuba from Spanish rule
Puerto Rican Flag etiquette is very strict and is is essential that Flag protocols and rules are followed correctly
A Flag of Puerto Rican, when in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning in private with all due care and respect
www.flags-flags-flags.org.uk /puerto-rican-flag.htm   (1212 words)

 Welcome to the National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
NPRC's mission is to systematically strengthen and enhance the social, political, and economic well-being of Puerto Ricans throughout the United States and in Puerto Rico with a special focus on the most vulnerable.
The result was the creation of the National Puerto Rican Coalition, Inc. (NPRC) which brings together community leaders and organizations in an association that addresses public policy issues and provides visibility and awareness of Puerto Rican community issues and concerns at the national level.
NPRC's President was elected Chair of the National Puerto Rican Leadership Summit in 1996, and in November of 1997, NPRC's President was elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Association for Corporate Responsibility, (HACR).
www.bateylink.org /about.htm   (1389 words)

 Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center - Music, Dance, Culture, History of Puerto Rico - Bomba, Plena, Seis, ...
Our programs are attracting those experiencing Puerto Rican culture for the first time, as well as Puerto Ricans interested in learning more about or sharing their culture with others.
In Puerto Rican tradition, we encourage and support "family unity" by strongly encouraging parents and loved ones to stay and watch class.
Music and dance is a very important part of the Puerto Rican culture and we are very proud to share it with the Central Texas and world-wide-web community.
www.prfdance.org   (619 words)

 Immigration... Puerto Rican / Cuban: In Spanish Harlem
Although many had been farm workers in Puerto Rico, they know found themselves working in a wide variety of jobs, staffing the hospitals, the hotels, the garment factories, and the police departments of their new hometown, and they soon became a significant force in the city’s political and cultural life.
Puerto Ricans organized to campaign for greater civil rights, for equal access to education and employment, and for changes in the status of Puerto Rico.
Today, Puerto Ricans serve New York in the city, state, and federal governments; in 1992, New Yorker Nydia Velázquez became the first woman of Puerto Rican descent to be elected to the U.S. Congress.
memory.loc.gov /learn/features/immig/cuban4.html   (895 words)

 The Puerto Rican Parrot
The Puerto Rican Parrot is the only native parrot species in Puerto Rico and the only one remaining in the US.
The Puerto Rican Parrot was listed as an endangered species in 1967.
Monitor the Puerto Rican Parrot wild flock in El Yunque National Forest by conducting population surveys and monitoring nesting activitites.
www.fws.gov /southeast/prparrot   (223 words)

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