Puerto Rico By Pollo Suave

Puerto Rico Revolutionaries

María de las Mercedes Barbudo. Born in 1773, died in 1849. Puerto Rican political activist and freedom fighter.

María de las Mercedes Barbudo

Simón Bolívar was a Venezuelan military leader who freed many countries such as Columbia and Bolivia from Spanish control. He helped Puerto Rico with their fight too.

Simón Bolívar

Revolutionaries

Ricky Martin is a popular singer born in 1971. He produces a lot of Latin music.

Ricky Martin

Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican singer, song writer and producer. He tried out for the Seattle Mainers but was hit by a stray AK-47 round while on vacation. He spent over a year recovering and focused on his music.

Daddy Yankee

Biggest Cities

The 2 largest cities besides the capitol consist of:

Bayamón, population 203,499.

And Carolina, population 170,404.

Geography

The main island of Puerto Rico has a mountain range that takes up 60% of the land.

And an archipelago is located off of the main Island.

Tourist Attraction

Old San Juan is a popular tourist attraction.

Castillo San Felipe del Morro was a castle used to defend the island from English attack. It is now a famous tourist spot.

Famous Actors

Benicio del Toro has played roles in many crime movies and has won a Golden Award.

Luis Guzmán is know for playing many thugs, policemen, and sidekicks.

Famous Events

In 1952 Puerto Rico proclaimed it's own constitution.

In 2011 President Obama visited Puerto Rico, this first official visit since John F. Kennedy.

Famous Buildings

Castillo Serrallés is a mansion located in the city of Ponce, Puerto Rico

The Catedral de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe or simply, Ponce Cathedral, is the cathedral for the Roman Catholic

Weather

Puerto Rico is mostly 70-80 degrees year round.

Puerto Rico has a rain season form April to November.

Animals in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico has a lot of bats

Puerto Rico also has manatees.

Credits:

Created with images by trishhartmann - "Puerto Rico Vista" • MariamS - "cobblestone architecture street" • vxla - "La Fortaleza" • InspiredVision - "DSC_0509 BW"

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