puerto rico

island of enchantment

cultural activities & entertainment

>bailes folkloricos collection of latin american dances emphasizing culture and ballet >techniques salsa music puerto rican born music combination of several spanish music >types night of saint john ritual where locals cleanse themselves of sin by jumping backwards into the ocean seven times

significance of flag

(star) common wealth(triangle) branches of the government (red) blood that feeds the government (white) rights and freedoms of citizens
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government

>the puerto rican leader is the united states president (currently barrack obama)> self-governing common wealth>works in relation wih another country (USA)>unincorporated dependent US territory
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work cited

>http://iberoamericanhttp:>welcome.puertorico.org>http://gopuertorico.about.com