Puerto Rico Ranilla, Soria, Suarez

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Puerto Rico Ranilla, Soria, Suarez

  1. 1. Welcome to Puerto Rico<br />Welcome to Puerto Rico<br /><ul><li>Camila Soria
  2. 2. Jimena Suarez
  3. 3. Mariano Ranilla</li></li></ul><li>Welcome to Puerto Rico the best country ever in the world, with the best beaches and a lot of activities to do.<br />
  4. 4. Hotels of Puerto Rico<br /> You don´t have to worry ifyou don´t have a U.S.A Passport , you can go Puerto Rico. <br />Top Hotels in Puerto Rico<br />FourPoints by Sheraton Palmas Del Mar Resort - Humacao Puerto Rico<br />W Retreat & Spa, Vieques Island - Vieques Puerto Rico<br />Sheraton San Juan Convention Center Hotel - San Juan, Puerto Rico<br />
  5. 5. Puerto Rico is located east of the Dominican Republic and west of the Virgin Island.Party cloudy (83 °)<br />
  6. 6. Puerto Rico music is veryfamous in the world hismusiccombines all the factors that influence its nationality that includes african and european style too.<br />
  7. 7. Puerto rican music is classified <br />Decimas: African beat to the lyrics and melody of the European. Bolero: similar to the ballad, but it is full of the romanticism and beat of the Latin. Danza :described as a mix of the waltzhere are some of the best songs:<br />QuintoCentenarioasierestuPreciosaamor Perdidoperfume de Gardeniasor <br />
  8. 8. The history of Puerto Rico is very interesant it began with the settlement of the archipelago of Puerto Rico by the Ortoiroid people between 3000 and 2000 BC. Other tribes, such as the Saladoid and Arawak Indians, populated the island between 430 BC and 1000 AD. At the time of Christopher Columbus&apos;s arrival in the New World in 1492, the dominant indigenous culture was that of the Taínos. In 1898, during the Spanish–American war, Puerto Rico was invaded and subsequently became a possession of the United States. The first half of the 20th century was marked by the struggle to obtain greater democratic rights from the United States. The Foraker Act of 1900, which established a civil government, and the Jones Act of 1917, which granted Puerto Ricans U.S. citizenship, paved the way for the drafting of Puerto Rico&apos;s Constitution and the establishment of democratic elections in 1952. However, the political status of Puerto Rico, a Commonwealth controlled by the United States, remains an issue of discussion among the residents<br />
  9. 9. You can pay with The money called in Puerto Rico is “peso”,or “dollar”. The “peso” is made up of 100 cents.<br />
  10. 10. Religion:<br />The Roman Catholic Church has been historically the dominant religion in Puerto Rico.<br />In 2007, Islam hadsome 5,119 Muslims in Puerto Rico, representingabout 0.10% of the population.<br />Puerto Rico is also home to the largest and richestJewishcommunity in the Caribbean with 3,000 Jewishinhabitants.<br /> <br />
  11. 11. It would easy to speak with them because 2 languages<br /> They speak:<br />English<br />Spanish<br />
  12. 12. Schools:<br /> Public Schools:<br />Unlikemostschools in the UnitedStates, publicschoolinstruction in Puerto Rico is conductedentirely in Spanish.<br />The publicschoolsystem is funded by the state and is operated Puerto Rico Department of Education.<br /> Privateschools:<br />Privateschools in Puerto Rico are operated by non-governmentalinstitutions. Accreditedelementary and secondaryprivateschools in Puerto Rico mustmeetminimumpubliceducationrequirementsforacademicwork (P.R. Laws Ann. Tit. 18, § 57). DropoutRate: 40%<br />

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