Puerto Rico-Glogster

Montay Steward

A brief explanation of Puerto Rico's unique political situation within the USA

-It can be confusing, because it is a unique social, economic, and political compromise.

-For example, bookstores in the U.S. put travel guides to Puerto Rico in their "International Travel" section rather than "Domestic Travel," where it belongs.

Puerto Rico's favorite sport

Baseball and soccer.

Representative animal

The Conqui

capital and current population

The capitol of puerto rico is San Juan. The current population is 389,714.

Puerto rico's currency

United states dollars.

Interesting places

El Yunque- Mountain that dominates the 28000 acre tropical forest, located in the rugged Sierra de Luquillo, 40 km southeast of San Juan.

Castillo de San Cristobal- is a Spanish fort in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Arecibo observatory- is a radio telescope in the municipality of Arecib.

La Ceiba de Ponce- is a passive park in barrio San Antón.

El Morro- stands guard at the entrance to San Juan harbo.

2 types of music and dances

Bomba y Plena are actually two entirely different types of music that are coupled with dance.

3 famous people in puerto rico

Daddy Yankee- Widely popular Latin recording artist whose album Barrio Fino was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award.

Ricky Martin- After launching his solo career in 1991, he gained widespread success for his debut album, Ricky Martin, and the hit song, "Livin' La Vida Loca."

Joseline Hernandez- Rap artist featured on Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta since the series' first season.

Puerto Rico Foods

Mofongo- is a tasty and filling concoction of mashed plantain, seasonings and a virtually unlimited choice of filling.

Succulent roast suckling pig of Puerto Rico, also known as lechón.

Arroz con gandules- is the national dish of the island, Pigeon peas with rice has distinctly Caribbean roots