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Condado Mercado Urbano

On the first Sunday of every month, the Urban Market (Mercado Urbano) is set up at La Ventana al Mar in Condado.

Trabajadores del campo en una plantación de caña de azúcar cerca de Ponce, Puerto Rico... Via Somos Puerto Rico

“Agricultural workers on a sugar plantation near Ponce, Puerto Rico January 1938 Edwin Rosskam ”

"El Registro Central de Esclavos" (Slave Schedule ) of 1872 is, in my mind, the most valuable document for researching slavery in Puerto Rico. The census was created after the Ley Moret (1870) was ...

Mapping Puerto Rico’s slavery districts in 1872

"El Registro Central de Esclavos" (Slave Schedule ) of 1872 is, in my mind, the most valuable document for researching slavery in Puerto Rico. The census was created after the Ley Moret was .

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Puerto Rico

About Puerto Rico.  It's accurate, except for the name.  The original name was Borikén, the natives' name for the Island.  The Spaniards renamed it la Isla de San Juan Bautista, or the Island of St. John the Baptist.  Since all Spanish ships, leaving America full of gold, had to stop in the island for staples for their long voyage to Spain, the name was eventually changed to Puerto Rico or Rich Port, for all the gold that arrived in the Island.

About Puerto Rico. It's accurate, except for the name. The original name was…

Puerto Rican bobbin lacemaker - Encajera mundillista de Puerto Rico

This puertorican lady is making bobby lace in the country

Old San Juan, what a beautiful place. I hope to go again in the next year or two...

Puerto Rico's ambitious downtown renaissance is sufficient to cement the island as one of the Caribbean's top meetings destinations.

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