Posts by: David

Florida residents are being offered big discounts on hotels in Puerto Rico according to an article in the Sun-Sentinel. The hotels are hoping to benefit from an increase in the number of air links between Florida and Puerto Rico:

Luxury Hilton resorts El Conquistador in eastern Fajardo and Conrad San Juan Condado Plaza in the island’s capital city are offering […]

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Press release: Museo de Arte de Ponce portrays in Puerto Rico and exhibition that will attract thousands of visitors Museo de Arte de Ponce and the Spanish Embassy in the United States, held a joint press conference at the Cervantes Institute in New York City to announce El Greco to Goya: Masterpieces from the Prado […]

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It has been reported by a local newspaper in Puerto Rico that American Eagle, a regional affiliate of American Airlines, will suspend its Puerto Rican flights in order to cut labor costs by $75 million. An article in The Washington Post states:

El Vocero reported Sunday that American Eagle will close its Puerto Rico operations by […]

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The National Day of Salssa is an annual event held in Puerto Rico on the third Sunday of March, with a variety of events leading up to the big day. This year the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music held a concert on March 11th, which was reported by Global Voices:

This was the case on Sunday, […]

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Puerto Rico’s food was at one time renowned for being high in calories and short on flavour. However, that situation has now started to change according to an article in Fox News Latino, which explains the reasons for such bland cuisine:

The island’s agricultural industry—once Puerto Rico’s economic engine– had all but collapsed, so most […]

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The Spanish national soccer selection will play Puerto Rico in August. The current Soccer World Cup holder will play the Puerto Rican selection on August 15 after playing in the European Championships. According to MSN:

Federation spokesman Jorge Carretero says the match will be played on Aug. 15, a short time after Spain attempts to […]

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An article published by the online edition of British newspaper The Daily Mail takes a look at San Juan and compares it with the unflattering portrait of the city painted by Hunter S Thompson in “The Rum Diary”, which has just been turned into a film by Johnny Depp. While initially unimpressed, the author of the piece decides […]

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Caliche is a new super-premium rum from currently favored by Hollywood circles. The rum, a collaboration between  Rande Gerber and Roberto Serrallés of Don Q rum, has vanilla and citrus flavors as well as a hint of oak and is made using the Solera process in which rums of different ages are blended together to produce […]

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PRESS RELEASE: JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the Commonwealth’s largest carrier (a), today proudly announces it has reached an agreement with the Puerto Rico Ports Authority to move its operation in San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport to Terminal A from Terminal C. The move, scheduled for the end of May, will allow the airline […]

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Ed Harris wrote an article recently for the Liverpool Daily Post about Puerto Rico’s highlights starting in San Juan, but exploring Vieques and El Yunque along the way. He starts the article by recommending watching The Rum Diary, Johnny Depp’s adaptation of an early Hunter S Thompson novel. Discussing San Juan, Harris says:

San Juan […]

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