Phrase- "Ni Pa"-A different way of saying "no way" (mostlikely an extremely cut down version of "ni para nada,"which means not for anything). How it influences US culture- It influences US culture because people in the UStend to say that to.
Flan- It is a sweet Puerto Rican dessert How it is connected to foods in the US- The US has many Spanish foods, and flan issort of like our cake.
Click the little speaker on the left.This is a example of music found in Puerto Rico.It connecting to the many types of Spanish music here in the US
Resources- Puerto Rico has limited resources because it is a island. There Resources are- clay, silica, sand, stone, copper, andgoldTourism- Tourists can enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing,sightseeing and shopping.
Exports/ Imports- The US is Puerto Ricos main trading partner Exports-chemicals, electronics, apparel, cannedtuna, and medical equipment Most imports come from the US, and somefrom Netherlands, Dominican Republic, and theUK. Imports-Chemicals, machinery andequipment, clothing, food, fish and petroleum How it influences culture in the US- People who visit Puerto Rico will probably wantto visit the US.
Literacy Rate- Total Populations Percent- 94.1% Male Percent-93.9% Female Percent- 94.4% Life Expectancy- Total Population- 78.92 years Males- 75.31 years Females- 82.71 yearsPoverty- Poverty in Puerto Rico has become a serious publicissue. Poverty rate in Puerto Rico is 45%. Health- Birth Rate- 44,773, 11.35 births/1000 population Death Rate- 29,005, 7.95/1000 population
Health Care Issues- Cancer- 94.5 Deaths per 100,000 Diabetes- 55.1 Deaths per 100,000, 13% of peoplethere have it. AIDS- More than 32,000 adults and 400 childrenhave it. Unemployment- Has gone up from 16.9% to 14.9% since March tonow.How it Connects to the US- The US also has a higher birth rate than death rate.Puerto Rico has a improving economy, not like the US.
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