Puerto rico history

Discover the fascinating history of Puerto Rico and its impact on the culture and heritage of this beautiful island. Uncover the stories, events, and influential figures that have shaped Puerto Rico's past and present.
Facts you likely didn't know about Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico has a strong cultural identity, which is why many people around the world, including in the US, think that Puerto Rico is a country. But it is not. Puerto Rico is a commonwealth governed by the United States and is therefore not a sovereign state. For example, the US dollar is the currency used in Puerto Rico, but locals call it a “peso” or “dolar.” Puerto Rico, Commonwealth, Country, People, Inspiration, Vieques, Mayaguez, Arecibo, Strong

Facts you likely didn't know about Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico has a strong cultural identity, which is why many people around the world, including in the US, think that Puerto Rico is a country. But it is not. Puerto Rico is a commonwealth governed by the United States and is therefore not a sovereign state. For example, the US dollar is the currency used in Puerto Rico, but locals call it a “peso” or “dolar.”

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Norma Delgado
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This is a story about a book and a new friendship. When I first heard that Nelson A. Denis was publishing War Against All Puerto Ricans, and that it would release yesterday (already topping the Amazon charts in Caribbean History and Caribbean & Latin American Politics categories), to say I was intrigued

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