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Puerto Rico’s Ignored Public Health Crisis

July 28, 2013, 5:55 pm

Puerto Rico has one of the highest HIV/Aids infection rates in the United States, and more than 50% of these cases are caused by intravenous drug use. Read more…

Dia De San Juan Salsa and Bachata Festival

May 26, 2013, 9:24 am

Footage from the Dia De San Juan Salsa and Bachata Festival in San Diego, California

100,000 Documentary

January 26, 2013, 9:33 pm

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Puerto Rico’s Ignored Public Health Crisis (Video)

Puerto Rico’s Ignored Public Health Crisis (Video)

0 by / on July 28, 2013, 8:00 am / in Puerto Rico News

Puerto Rico has one of the highest HIV/Aids infection rates in the United States, and more than 50% of these cases are caused by intravenous drug use. HIV can be spread by sharing syringes and drug equipment for injectable drug use. The reuse of an HIV blood-contaminated needle or syringe by another person has a high risk of HIV transmission […]

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Puerto Rican Tennis Champions Create Luxury Golf Course in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican Tennis Champions Create Luxury Golf Course in Puerto Rico

0 by / on July 14, 2013, 1:27 pm / in Puerto Rico News

The Royal Isabela in Puerto Rico was founded by local Puerto Rican natives and brothers Stanley Pasarell and Charlie Pasarell. Royal Isabela is set in in the municipality of Isabela in the northwestern region of Puerto Rico. The luxury gulf course is set on the cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and is about 73 miles from the San Juan International […]

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2013 California Puerto Rican Festivals!

2013 California Puerto Rican Festivals!

3 by / on May 26, 2013, 9:28 am / in Events, Puerto Rican Festivals

I don’t know what you’re thinking but the San Diego festival looks like it’s the place to be this year! It’s about that time again! Here is the information for all of the Puerto Rican El Dia De San Juan Festivals that are going on this year in Long Beach, San Jose, San Diego, and Vacaville! WEPA WEPA WEPAAA! Sunday […]

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Surullitos – Cheese Corn Sticks Recipe

Surullitos – Cheese Corn Sticks Recipe

2 by / on April 28, 2013, 8:00 am / in Food, Puerto Rican Recipes

Photo source: jetsytravels Tired of your usual appetizers? Surprise your loved ones and or guests with Puerto Rican surullitos! Surullitos are fried corn sticks that could be served as a side dish or snack. Here is the recipe for surullitos compliments of Jessica at The Novice Chef Blog. ENJOY! Surullitos (Cheese Corn Sticks) Makes 20 cheese corn sticks Ingredients: * […]

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Tony Bennett’s Latest Album ‘Viva Duets’ Features Puerto Rican Artists

Tony Bennett’s Latest Album ‘Viva Duets’ Features Puerto Rican Artists

0 by / on September 30, 2012, 10:19 am / in Entertainment, Featured, Music

Legendary performer and 17-Time Grammy winner Tony Bennett will release his latest album Tony Bennett: Viva Duets, worldwide on Tuesday, October 23rd on Columbia Records. Viva Duets is the Bennett’s third duets-themed project following the platinum selling and critically praised Duets and Duets II albums. Viva Duets will featuring many of the top names in the Latin recording industry, including […]

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Carmelo Anthony Charity Work In Puerto Rico

Carmelo Anthony Charity Work In Puerto Rico

0 by / on September 23, 2012, 8:00 am / in Featured, Puerto Rico News, Sports

Last weekend, New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony visited Puerto Rico to unveil two newly remodeled basketball courts located within the Magnolia Gardens public housing complex in the northern city of Bayamon. The newly remodeled basketball courts are used by the island’s top minor league players which have produced players that are part of the island’s Superior League. It is estimated […]

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If You Can’t Beat Them, Eat Them?

If You Can’t Beat Them, Eat Them?

1 by / on September 9, 2012, 8:00 am / in Puerto Rico News

Green iguanas have taken over Puerto Rico and local residents are calling the problem the “green plague“. The iguanas, which aren’t native to Puerto Rico, have few natural predators on the island and are reproducing rapidly. Their population is now estimated at approximately 4 million which surpasses Puerto Rico’s human population that is holding steady at 3.7 million. The iguana […]

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Rare Genetic Disease That Mostly Affects Puerto Ricans

Rare Genetic Disease That Mostly Affects Puerto Ricans

2 by / on September 2, 2012, 10:46 am / in Puerto Rico News

Photo credit: Living on the frontlines Did you know that there is a rare genetic disease that is most prevalent in people of Puerto Rican descent? That rare genetic disease is Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome, and it is said that 1 in every 1,800 Puerto Rico natives carries the HPS gene. Little is known about Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS) but its most common […]

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Pique (Puerto Rican Hot Sauce) Recipe

Pique (Puerto Rican Hot Sauce) Recipe

4 by / on August 26, 2012, 8:00 am / in Food, Puerto Rican Recipes

If you like your food hot and spicy then you need some Pique in your life! There are two types of Puerto Rican pique: pique verde (Puerto Rican green hot sauce) and pique criollo. Pique verde is usually made with green Caballero hot peppers, green Cubanelle peppers, culantro, cilantro, onion, garlic, olive oil, and lime juice. On the other hand, […]

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$5 Million Can Buy You a Castle in Rincon, Puerto Rico

$5 Million Can Buy You a Castle in Rincon, Puerto Rico

0 by / on August 19, 2012, 8:00 am / in Puerto Rico News

If you have $5 million to spare you can be the proud new owner of the Castle of Rincon in Puerto Rico. The 9,000+ square foot mansion that sits atop a private mountain in Palatine Hill is playfully referred to as the “JLo Castle” by local residents… and for good reason. The gated fortress boasts its own watch tower, helicopter […]

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