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Puerto Rico

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Parent Category: United States of America
This category covers questions about the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, commonly known as simply Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States. Originally a Spanish colony, the United States acquired Puerto Rico as a territory from the Kingdom of Spain on December 10, 1898. Since then, both the United States and Puerto Rico have maintained close, friendly ties, even once considering the admission of Puerto Rico as the 51st state, although this was eventually decided against.

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There are no cruises on the major cruises lines that simply sail from Miami to San Juan and back. There are many that leave Miami that stop in San Juan. Per the discussion, the original poster wanted to know about direct sailings, staying for two weeks in Puerto Rico and then sailing back to Miami. …
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San Juan is the capital of the US territory called the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The city's official Name is Municipio de la Ciudad Capital San Juan Bautista. San Juan was originally founded by Spanish colonists in 1521. San Juan is one of Puerto Rico's most valuable tourist hubs, seaports and f…
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Puerto Rico has a team because it is a political entity which has its own National Olympic Committee. Even though it is not an independent country, and for most purposes it is equivalent to the 50 states and the District of Columbia, it is distinct enough politically and culturally to be able to hav…
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Aside from any poliical issues, both Puerto Rico and Guam have National Olympic Committees and are therefore formally invited to to participate in the Olympic games. It doesn't actually matter if they are classified as a "Commonwealth associated with the United States". As long as they have and hold…
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Geographically - none.  "Geographically, none"Perhaps the island of Puerto Rico might not have been invaded by any of the active combatants during the Second World War, but the above "fact" could not be further for the truth.For the past five centuries in which Puerto Rico has been the colony …
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There is always much confusion about travel between Puerto Rico and the continental US. If you are legally in the US then no passport is needed to between Puerto Rico and other parts o fthe US. As of June 1st, 2009 a passport is REQUIRED for U.S. citizens traveling to non-U.S. countries in the Carib…
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Passports have become almost a necessity to travel anywhere since 9-11. However, Puerto Ricans are US citizens at birth and have been since 1917 and Puerto Rico is part of the Customs Territory of the US. US citizens traveling from other points in the US do not need a passport to enter Puerto Rico. …
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No. Puerto Rico is U.S. territory and you do not need birth certificate or passport as long as you are coming from U.S. mainland. You don't even have to go through customs at the airport as long as you arrive on a domestic flight from a U.S. airport. "Inaccurate press reports about travel between…
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1048 miles (1687 km) (911 nautical miles) from Orlando Florida to Puerto Rico Initial heading from Orlando to Puerto Ricowest (267.0 degrees)Initial heading from Puerto Rico to Orlandoeast (79.1 degrees) Information gathered from http://www.zenithair.com/misc/distance.html
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Differences between Miami and Puerto Rico: In Puerto Rico you will see El Morro and eat real alcapurrias and a good mofongo. The beach is warm all year. You will hear the words: "chavito prieto" "Nena y nene" "ay bendito" more often. You will sleep with the sound of the coqui and wake up with t…
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Christmas AttireSame as any day like Americans just a little bit nicer not sneakers shorts and a sweatshirt.:)
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If the question is the difference between, for example, the State of Connecticut and the self-governing, autonomous political unit known as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, then there are indeed differences. For example, Puerto Rico, which is voluntarily associated with the United States, has no vot…
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You must file for his Residency with the INS. If you are a US citizen you can file for his residency. However, if he entered in an illegal manner and is at the present an illegal alien be sure he can aply for residency under some amnesty. An amnesty is a legal exemption to qualify immigrants that wo…
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If you are a U.S. citizen traveling between the United States and its territories, such as the U. S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa and others, you are not required to travel with a passport. Additional information relating to travel to non-U.S. Territories:The Intelligence Refor…
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It depends what fashion they are into and what neighborhood. Mostly some are dressed in the latest style and the ones from the hoods are dressed baggy.
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Puerto Ricans wear the same clothes as us. But back then, they wore dull colored and baggy shirts and pants. :)
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Puerto Ricans, just like anybody else, have individual likes and dislikes. I am Puerto Rican, and I like what fits and looks good
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Puerto Rico has to do in no matter with Mexico nor South America. Puerto Rico is not near Mexico and does not celebrate any "cultures" of Mexico. Puerto Rico is a U.S. Commonwealth and is found in the Carribean, about 1,000 miles from Miami, FL. Puerto ricans are desendents of African Slaves, spana…
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Distance between San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States and Miami, Florida, United States, as the crow flies: 1031 miles (1671 km) (902 nautical miles) It is 1031 because it is the same distance from San Juan to Florida
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The total distance between Philadelphia and San Juan Puerto Rico is 1579 miles. Flight time between the two is 3 hours and 45 minutes approximately.A flight from Philadelphia to San Juan is about 3½ hours long. The time in Pennsylvania is UTC - 5 hrs. during Standard Time and UTC - 4 hrs. during Da…
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the colors mean: Orange for unityGreen for powerOrange for honestyPurple for communicationYellow for caringand Red for expression
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This is the symbolism according to the 1895 meeting: Red Stripes - The blood from the brave warriors. White Stripes - Victory and peace after obtaining indepence. Blue Triangle - Our sky and coastal waters. White Lone Star - Our beautiful Island.
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Answer Rios' father was Puerto Rican (and seventh son of a seventh son) and her mother was an American of Irish descent. Maria Teresa Rios was born in the New York City borough of Brooklyn in the early part of the twentieth century. She grew up in both the States and in Puerto Rico. She was fierc…
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In the Caribbean. East of the Dominican Republic, west of the Virgin Islands.
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Puerto Rico is not a state. It is a self-governing unincorporated territory of the United States located in the Greater Antilles of the Caribbean Sea.
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The United States received the property as part of the settlement of the Spanish-American War. Due to Puerto Rico's strategic location and its distance away from the Panama Canal, the US only strengthen its ties to the island. Puerto Rico also inhabits a kind of strange legal limbo land with regar…
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Because that is what they chose to be called although they are and remain a US Territory.
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Puerto Rico Contrary to what some people believe, Puerto Rico is NOT its own country. Puerto Rico is an commonwealth of the United States. The head of the Puerto Rican government is the President of the United States, elected by the citizens of the United States. The people of Puerto Rico are U.S. c…
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The United States did not make Puerto Rico a protectorate. Instead, it governed Puerto Rico as a territory, as it did the Philippines. The Foraker Act of 1900 established that the U.S. would appoint Puerto Rico's governor and the upper house of its legislature. Puerto Rican voters would elect the lo…
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Puerto Rico is United States territory. No passport is necessary if you are a US citizen. The same applies to the U.S. Virgin Islands. You still must have valid identification and be taking a direct flight. If you were to change planes in Mexico, for example, a passport would be required. If you are…
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Puerto Rico is a US Commonwealth. All Puerto Ricans are American Citizens. Puerto Rico currency is the US Dollar. Puerto Rico official languages are Spanish and English.www.gotopuertorico.com for more information.Puerto Rico is a protectorate of the USA. Its citizens have voting rights.
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el titulo 'Puerto Rico patria de mis amores' es correcto. Si lo escribes en Google, hallaras las palabras (sigue, p.e., 'jardin de los flores') Hay tambien un video en YouTube con el titulo 'Puerto Rico, tierra de mis amores'
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The Spanish from Spain, and Christopher Columbus.
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Answer PR is not a state it's a territory . Puerto Rican's have a commonwealth system with the United States of America. Although we are not a state we are consider a US Territory. PR has the same advantages as a person born in the US.No it is a US Territory.
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Puerto Rico is not a state and never has been a state. It is a commonwealth that is a part of the US, acquired as a result of the Spanish American War. Should the majority of Puerto Rican residents eventually vote for Statehood, and the local legislature approves a resolution to petition the US Con…
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Puerto Rico is considered part of Latin America because it is a Spanish speaking country. Latin America are the countries whose language are from the Romance languages, Latin, Italian, French, and Spanish are all considered Romance languages.
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puerto rico is a commonwealth of the usa that selfs governs itself.
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No, puerto Rico is not a US State. It is an organized territory of the United States, and is style in English as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Its government is supjec to the Congress of the United States, its head of state is the President of the United States, and its people are citizens of the…
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Caribbean weather in June is one of the hottest months of the year and the first official month of the Caribbean hurricane season, which begins June 1 and goes through Nov. 30. Average high temperatures during the month reach the upper 80s Fahrenheit / upper 20s Celsius for almost every major destin…
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Texas had many problems with Mexico. Mexico kept invading and eventually Texas decided to join the us to prevent invasions and to get out of debt lice it :-8
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Located at the southernmost point in Puerto Vallarta, Mismaloya lies at the foot of the mountains in its own blue/green bay. Puerto Vallarta is a Mexican balneario resort city situated on the Pacific Ocean's BahÌ_a de Banderas.
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very
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Vega Baja Carlito Colon is the coach there.
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Google.com Information on the Puerto Rican traditional clothing.
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the most popular sports is baseball and basketball
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What is called football by most of the world is what we call soccer.Added : In my experience (although many countries have Soccer/football teams in international play) Puerto Rico is not all that enthusiastic with soccer (like their South & Central American Amigos) .They are very much into baseb…
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Puerto Rico is part of the United States. It has not received statehood but is considered a commonwealth of the U.S.
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To find your Puerto Rican ancestors you will have to trace your family tree. Begin with your parents or grandparents to learn all you can about your family. Once you find out as much as possible, head over to the library. They are a good resource to locate records to help trace your family tree back…
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The flight time for flights between the above places is 8 hours 10 minsThis is an approximate travel time (calculated in ideal conditions. The travel speed is 500 mph and 30 mins for take off and landing). The actual time might change depending on the flight path chosen, weather conditions, etc
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San Juan is on the northern coastline of Puerto Rico.
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There are currently 16 major territories of the Unites States five are permanently inhabited, they are Puerto Rico, Guam. Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The three major territories of the US are: Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and American Samoa. The US also holds several sma…
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Religion in Puerto RicoYes there is religion in Puerto Rico. Puerto Ricans are guarenteed freedom of religion just as the states are, and Christianity is predominant. Of the Christians, the majority are Roman Catholic with about 85 percent of Puerto Ricans claiming to be Catholic. Almost all of the …
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The dominant religion is the Catholic Church.
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Puerto Rico is a self-governing country and United States territory. It's located at the Caribbean next to the Dominican Republic.a commonwealth island
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No it is in the Caribbean and California is on the west coast of the US.
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None, it is in the Greater Antilles.
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they wander into our houses and we get frightend and kill them then eat them we use their habitats for human development  we use their habitats for human development
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About 1,000 miles.
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Puerto Rico came under the control of the United States in 1898 as a result of the Spanish-American War.
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No, Puerto Rico is not an independent nation or country. It is a territory of the United States organized as the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico with its own elected Governor and legislature.
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The flight time for flights between the above places is 4 hours This is an approximate travel time (calculated in ideal conditions. The travel speed is 500 mph and 30 mins for take off and landing). The actual time might change depending on the flight path chosen, weather conditions, etc
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It looks just like the rest of the Lincoln cents struck on bronze planchets.
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As far I have been told, Guayama are the south-eastern native Indian tribe who breed with the African slaves of the Spaniard Invasion. Is this true? The reason Guayama is known as a town of witches or Puebo de Brujo is because of Chief Guayama, who governed the town before the spainards came. He was…
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A flight from Puerto Rico to Los Angeles, California would take about 7 hours and 15 minutes to complete. There is approximately 3,355 miles between the two locations.
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Answer Puerto Ricans migrated to the united states in the 20th century around the 1900's. They all came here in search of better jobs, they, along with many other americans, lost there jobs because the great depression affected them as well. Since Puerto Rico was apart of the United Sates, they a…
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the morro in sanjuan, la guancha in ponce, the beach in rincon, the yunque rain forest at fajardo an tamarindo beach at guanica, cuevas de camuy Yes 1st El morro fortress (world heritage site) A historic city, the only Rain forest in the USA and beautiful beaches.
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Mercedita Airport at Ponce Puerto Rico.
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the richest puerto rican is Bryan Lopez. he is worth 2.2 billion. But it seems like there is another gentleman that has earned the title of the Richest Puertorrican. His name is Yónatan Colón; with a portfolio that's worth over 5.5 billion through his company Colón Holdings. He is known for a 2.5…
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Yes it is.
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I heard that Puerto rico does not manufacture it anymore. There is another deodorant that smells like it. It is called confielle.
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There are 50 states and 1 district in the USA.The states are : Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Mis…
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It is about 1,000 miles southeast of Miami, Florida.
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Not if you are a US Citizen.
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Puerto Rico is an island in the Caribbean the smallest island of the Greater Antilles and about 1,000 miles southeast of Miami.
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Ten thousand
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Currency: United States dollar (USD) Since Puerto Rico is part of the United States, the island's currency is the U.S. dollar.
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San JuanOfficial Name: San Juan Bautista
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Puerto ricans are spanish their anccestors come from Spain . Some white people and some black people made children in Puerto Rico just like any other spanish country like dominican republic, cuba, Mexico and so on. so no they are not 100% white and they are not 100% black either they are spanish and…
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his character is gay
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Traditional Puerto Rican clothing are usually bright and a bit loose-fitting. They are a mix of Spanish, Carribean,and South American.Traditional Puerto Rican clothing is divided in three kinds.First is the Jibaro clothing wore at mountain festivals and celebrations of Jibaro music and culture.Jibar…
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The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded by two college students, Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in October 1966 due to constant Police brutality on Black communities in West Oakland, CA. The Black Panther Party included African-American's, Asians and Latinos. The Black Panther Party d…
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Yes it is.
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Spain ceded them to the US after the Spanish-American War.
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San Juan The official full name of the city is San Juan Bautista de Puerto Rico ---(St. John the baptist of Rich Port)
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"Arecibo" is a municipality in the northern Midwest coast of Puerto Rico (PR).UrbanizationAn urbanization denotes an area, sector, or residential development within a geographic area. In addition to being a descriptive word, it precedes the name of that area. This descriptor, commonly used in Puerto…
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Answer 13,790 sq km.
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Puerto Rico is a part of the United States. The same requirements apply to entering Puerto Rico as to entering any other part of the US.Moving within the US, including from Alaska or Pennsylvania or any other state to or from Puerto Rico is domestic travel and requires no passport for US citizens an…
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It was located at Richmond, Virginia from May 1861 until Richmond fell to the Union army in April 1865. Before Virginia seceded from the Union and joined the Confederacy, the capital was in Montgomery, Alabama (February 1861 to May 21, 1861).
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No, they are both two completely separate countries.
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Culture diffusion in Puerto Rico has been caused by a number of factors. Some of the changes in culture are attributed to arts, international interactions, commerce and so much more.
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well Puerto Rico actually haves different temperatures at north is not to hot it can get to 92 degrees. at west it can get to 100 degrees. at south it can get easly at 112 degrees. at east it not to hot it is a rainy part because there is a rain forest at the east part of Puerto Rico is like 90 or85…
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It means "rich port."
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Yes, the President of the United States, Barack Obama.
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