BY DIP PATEL
puerto Rico has changed from an agricultural economy, based primarily on sugar, tobacco, and coffee products, to a thriving modern industrial and services oriented economy.
Puerto Rico sees exodus as economy continues to struggle
- it has population of 3.6 million people that inhabit the island of Puerto Rico make it one of the most densely populated islands in the world.
- it has employment rate of 14.7% ===>New statistics from the U.S. Labor Department show that Puerto Rico's unemployment rate dropped slightly last month. The agency released statistics noting that the island of 3.6 million people had a 14.7 percent unemployment rate in March, down from 15 percent the previous month
PUERTO RICO USES UNITED STATES DOLLARS!
San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico and the most populous municipality in Puerto Rico, with a population of two million. The city was founded in 1508, by Juan Ponce de León. It is also Puerto Rico's main port of entry and has one of the best harbors in the Caribbean. IT IS ALSO A GOOD PLACE TO RELAX OUR MINDS!!......
(1934--1972), baseball player, was born on August 18, 1934 in Carolina. He was a baseball player with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1955-1972), he compiled a lifetime batting average of .317, hit 240 home runs and was considered baseball's premier defensive outfielder. Clemente won four National League batting titles (1961, 1964, 1965, 1966). He was the league's Most Valuable Player in 1966 and was selected to the All-Star team 12 times. He also won 12 Gold Glove awards as the NL's premier right fielder, and he was frequently cited by experts as having the best outfielder's throwing arm they had ever seen. After he obtained his 3,000th hit in the last game of the 1972 season. On December 31, 1972, Clemente's life was tragically cut short when an airplane loaded with supplies for earthquake victims in Managua, Nicaragua, crashed off the Puerto Rican coast. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1973