What is Puerto Rico?

  • (noun): The smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean.
    Synonyms: Porto Rico
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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico (/ˌpɔrtə ˈriːkoʊ/ or /ˌpwɛərtə ˈriːkoʊ/, officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Spanish: Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico—literally, "Associated Free State of Puerto Rico"), is an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.

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Popular, Inc.
... doing business as Banco Popular in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and as Popular Community Bank in the United States, is a financial services conglomerate that has been operating in Puerto Rico for ... The BPPR in the logo stands for Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, where the bank has its major historical footprint ... is the parent company of Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, Banco Popular North America, Evertec, E-Loan, and several other companies ...
1926 Atlantic Hurricane Season - Storms - Hurricane One (Nassau Hurricane, Hurricane San Liborio)
... on July 24, the hurricane made landfall at Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour (169 km/h) ... Weakening as it crossed Puerto Rico, the cyclone quickly regained strength on July 25 as it moved through the Bahamas rapidly reaching maximum sustained winds of 130 mph (21 ... In passing over the United States territory of Puerto Rico, the storm produced hurricane-force winds and heavy rainfall that flooded all the rivers in the southern ...
Puerto Rico - Transportation
... Main article Transportation in Puerto Rico Cities and towns in Puerto Rico are interconnected by a system of roads, freeways, expressways, and highways maintained by the Highways and Transportation ... Department of Transportation, and patrolled by the Puerto Rico Police Department ... transportation include seaborne ferries (that serve Puerto Rico's archipelago) as well as Carros Públicos (private mini buses) ...
University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine - History - UPR School of Medicine
... led in 1950 to the creation of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine as part of the University of Puerto Rico System, thanks to efforts made by the lawyer and ... established a graduate program, unique in Puerto Rico, along with other medical services and research ...
Miss Universe - Trivia and Statistics - Awards
... and a three-peat), followed by the England with five and Puerto Rico, with five, four of them via internet voting during a six-year period, from 1999 to 2004 (did not win in 2000) ... awards on pageant night was Denise Quiñones (Puerto Rico), who in 2001 also won Miss Photogenic via internet voting, Bluepoint Swimsuit Award, and Clairol Best Style Award. 1973), Janelle Commissiong (Trinidad and Tobago, 1977) and Denise Quiñones (Puerto Rico, 2001) ...

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