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''' (June 16, 1941) is a well known Puerto Rican (Puerto Rico) television (List of television reporters), radio reporter and host, noted for his aggressive, uncompromising questioning and commenting style. Early years Unanue's father, '''Don Prudencio Unanue Ortiz''', was born in Burgos, Spain. He emigrated to Puerto Rico, where he met a young Spanish girl by the name of Carolina Casal, whose parents also had immigrated to Puerto Rico. They were married in the island in 1921

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that evening, Konnan introduced the newest member of the LAX, the returning Hernandez (Shawn Hernandez). Hernandez and Homicide teamed together in a loss to Chris Sabin and Jay Lethal. The pottery's significance was twofold. Artistically and culturally it was a melding of 20th century design on what was then a traditional culture. It was also the first time that Puertorriqueño (Puerto Rico) artisans were able to express themselves freely in clay since the time of the Taínos. ref>

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. Frederic was the costliest hurricane to ever hit the U.S. Gulf Coast at that particular time. Starting with heavy rains and moderate winds over the Leeward Islands and Puerto Rico, Frederic weakened to tropical-storm force across Cuba, regaining hurricane force in the Gulf of Mexico well before landfall in Alabama on the night of September 12, 1979, at Dauphin Island. By that time it had 125 mph (201 km h) winds and storm surge of 8–12 ft

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(state) New York . Branch campuses exist in Manhattan and Albany (Albany, New York), as well as Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. '''Danza''' is a musical genre that originated in Ponce (Ponce, Puerto Rico), a city in southern Puerto Rico. ''Semana de la Danza.'' Travel & Sports: Puerto Rico. Retrieved May 7, 2010. It is a popular turn-of-the-twentieth-century ballroom dance genre slightly similar

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, since the Teatro Yagüez had become the city's preferred gathering place for Opera, plays, concerts, and silent movies. * Portugal 10 June (Portugal Day, "Day of Camões, Portugal, and the Portuguese Communities", National Poet Luís de Camões dies in 1580) * ''Puerto Rico'' 25 July (Constitution Day, establishment of Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 1952. Formerly Invasion Day (1898)) 25 July Puerto Rico (Constitution Day, establishment of Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 1952. Formerly Invasion Day (1898) Berenger's earlier career before he became an actor was in the skies as a flight attendant for the now defunct Eastern Air Lines. He was based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and on his first flight to New York he spent his layover taking pictures of the front of the main theater houses on Broadway (Broadway theatre) saying, "One day I'll be acting in one of these," (as told by one of his flight attendant coworkers). Commons:Category:Puerto Rico WikiPedia:Puerto Rico Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Puerto Rico


first concert tour, the '''''This Is My Time Tour'''''. The tour supports her third studio album ''This Is My Time'', the tour was announced on December 7, 2005, and include 37 shows, starting in Richmond (Richmond, Virginia), before visiting Puerto Rico, then ending with the final date in Columbia on October 21, 2006. Raven-Symoné - Raven-Symoné's Tour Lisitings musicsquare.net The show

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* '''The Bermuda Triangle (Bermuda Triangle)''' – a region of the Atlantic Ocean that lies between Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and (in its most popular version) Florida. Disappearances and ship and aircraft disasters perceived as frequent in this area have led to the circulation of stories of unusual natural phenomena, paranormal encounters, and interactions with extraterrestrials (extraterrestrial life). ref name "entry

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. "The first ''repartimiento'' in Puerto Rico is established, allowing colonists fixed numbers of Tainos for wage-free and forced labor in the gold mines. When several priests protest, the crown requires Spaniards to pay native laborers and to teach them the Christian religion; the colonists continue to treat the natives as slaves."

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in Old San Juan. Botello stated that the light and bright colors of the tropics opened a new world for him and stimulated his creativity. From the 1960s until his death in 1986 his work became more personal, as it was enriched by his new favorite theme: his three children. The deep love that he felt for his children and his family is reflected in his later paintings and sculptures. In 1765, Carlos III sent Field Marshal Alejandro O'Reilly to Puerto Rico, to assess the state

Puerto Rico

'''Puerto Rico''' ( , literally the ''Free Associated State of Puerto Rico''), is a United States territory (Territories of the United States) located in the northeastern Caribbean (Caribbean Sea), east of the Dominican Republic, and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.

Puerto Rico is an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands, the largest of which are Vieques (Vieques, Puerto Rico), Culebra (Culebra, Puerto Rico), and Mona (Mona, Puerto Rico). The main island of Puerto Rico is, by land area, the smallest of the Greater Antilles. With around 3.5 million people, it ranks third in population among that group of four islands, which include Cuba, Hispaniola and Jamaica. The capital and largest city is San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico). Due to its location, Puerto Rico has a tropical climate with warm weather year-round and does not observe daylight saving time. Its official languages are Spanish, which is prevalent, and English.

Originally populated for centuries by aboriginal (Indigenous peoples of the Americas) people known as Taíno (Taíno people), the island was claimed by Christopher Columbus for Spain during his second voyage to the Americas on November 19, 1493. Like Cuba, Puerto Rico remained a Spanish colony until 1898. Despite the Laws of Burgos of 1512 and other decrees for the protection of Indians, some Taíno peoples were forced into slavery (Slavery in the Spanish New World colonies) in the early years of colonization. The population suffered extremely high fatalities from epidemics of European infectious diseases.

During the four centuries of Spanish rule, the island's culture and physical landscape were transformed. European knowledge, customs and traditions were introduced, namely Christianity, the Spanish language, and advances of European civilization such as agriculture, construction in stone, and new technologies such as the clock and the printing press. Numerous public buildings, forts, churches and public infrastructure built during Spanish rule are still standing to this day, including ports, roads and lighthouses. Regular convoys of the West Indies Fleet (Spanish treasure fleet) linked the island to Spain, sailing from Cádiz to the Spanish West Indies every year. Since the beginning of Puerto Rico's colonization by Spain in 1508, its inhabitants were Spanish citizens, and it remained Spanish territory despite invasion attempts by the French, Dutch, and the British.

On November 25, 1897, Spain granted limited self-government to the island by royal decree (Decree) in the Autonomic Charter, including a bicameral legislature (Bicameralism). Retrieved: January 08, 2015. Carta Autonómica de Puerto Rico, 1897. But in 1898, Spain ceded its control of the island to United States following the Spanish–American War , under the terms of the Treaty of Paris (Treaty of Paris (1898)).

Today, people born in Puerto Rico are natural-born U.S. citizens (Birthright citizenship in the United States). 8 U.S. Code § 1402 - Persons born in Puerto Rico on or after April 11, 1899 (1941) Retrieved: January 14, 2015. The territory operates under a local constitution (Constitution of Puerto Rico), and Puerto Ricans elect their own governor (Governor of Puerto Rico). However, Puerto Rico lacks voting members in Congress (U.S. Congress) and is subject to the plenary jurisdiction of the United States under the Puerto Rico Federal Relations Act of 1950. As of 2015, Puerto Rico remains a U.S. territory, although a 2012 referendum (Puerto Rican status referendum, 2012) showed a majority (54% of the electorate) in favor of a change in status, with full statehood the preferred option.

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