Puerto Rico!!!By Brittany Aiello and Alexis Maes
Spanish is the main language spoken in Puerto Rico follow by English. In Puerto Rico 90% of the population speak Spanish all the time unless they dont have any other choice. Every school in Puerto Rico teach you both languages Spanish and English but they focus more on Spanish and teach you English as the second language
• Mofongo is the unofficial king of Puerto Rican cuisine. This is a tasty and filling concoction of mashed plantain, seasonings and a virtually unlimited choice of filling; vegetarian, shrimp, steak, pork, seafood ... whatever your dietary preference, there is a mofongo to match it!
The music of Puerto Rico has been influenced by the Spanish, African, Taino Indians, France, and the United States, and has become very popular across the Caribbean and across the globe. Native popular genres include bomba, plena, and seis, while more modern innovations include the fusion reggaeton, also Puerto Rican calypso, reggae, and soca.
• Natural resources: some copper and nickel; potential for onshore and offshore oil. Tourism has been a money revenue industry for Puerto Rico for a number of decades given it is host to diverse natural wonders, cultural and historical buildings, concerts and sporting events. Puerto Rico is an "unincorporated territory" of the United States and its economy relies mainly on federal aid from the US government.
Literacy Rate: 94%Life Expectancy: 78.8%Health Issues: Puerto Rico has a high number of citizens who are diagnosed with either AIDS or the HIV virus. Also, malnutrition and diabetes. In the US we have a lot of people with AIDS, HIV, and diabetes.
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