Puerto Rico may be part of the USA but its music and dance is a mixture of both Spanish and African rhythms. The country, as a result, is a mixture of very new and very old.
It exhibits the open American way of life yet retains the more formal Spanish influences. This is reflected in the architecture, not just the contrast between the colonial and the...
Post Office open Mon-Fri 0815-1555, T4912457. The Philatelic Bureau is in Sweeneys, T4912996, F4912042. It has 6 issues a year and a definitive issue every 4-5 years, having issued its own stamps since 1876. The volcanic eruption is featured, as is the eclipse of the sun.
Cable and Wireless (West Indies) Ltd, at Sweeneys, T4912112,...
Local Tourist Office
The main office of the Curaçao Tourism Development Bureau is at Pietermaai 19, Willemstad, PO Box 3266, T4616000, F4612305. There is an information office on Breedestraat, east of Hendrikplein, and at the airport, www.curacao.com/tourism.
The Curaçao Hotel and Tourism Association (CHATA) is at Kaya Junior Salas 1, T4651005, in down town...
Puerto Rico Main Office
La Princesa Bldg. #2 Paseo La Princesa
Old San Juan, P.R. 00902
P.O. Box 902-3960
San Juan, P.R. 00902-3960
666 Fifth Avenue - 15th Fl
New York, NY 10103
(212) 586-6262 / (800) 223-6530
901 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Suite 101
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 445-9112 / (800) 815-...
Restaurants available-Spanish. American. Nuevo Criollo/Creative Latin Food. Continental. South American. Italian Oriental. Puerto Rican dishes. French. Japanese. Chinese. German. International. Delicatessen. Greek. Health & Light. Mexican and Sea Food. Recommended tipping is 15%. Informal evening wear is often required at particular...
Lying between the Atlantic Ocean & the Caribbean Sea, Puerto Rico is the easternmost of the Greater Antilles. The island is 110 by 35 ml has a central mountain range which reaches an altitude of 4,389 ft at Cerro la Punta. Numerous rivers flow down the mountains to surrounding coastal plains. The island is 1,000 mls southeast of Miami & 80...
Banco Bilbao Viscaya of P.R.
Banco Central Corp.
Banco Popular de PR.
Bank of Boston.
Bank of Nova Scotia.
Commercial Trust Co.
Economic Development Bank.
Eurobank & Trust Corp.
First Community Trust Co.
Las Americas Trust.
RG Premier Bank.
Royal Bank de Puerto Rico....
ACES. Aerolineas Argentinas.
ALM. Air Canada.
Air St. Thomas.
American Trans Air.
Isla Nena Air Services...
History moves to a Latin beat in one of the Caribbean's busiest and most diverse destinations. A major transportation hub for the Caribbean, 1,000 miles southeast of Miami, flights to Puerto Rico originate from almost everywhere.
Start exploring in San Juan with the grand hotels along the Condado strand. Find local and international restaurants, theaters,...
Puerto Rico, the -Shining Star of the Caribbean,- is an island of extraordinary beauty and infinite variety - from a 500-year-old city, to a tropical rain forest, to 272 miles of unspoiled beaches. San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital, is a singular blend of the ancient and new. The historical society has overseen the restoration of San Juan to its 500-year-old...