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USAGov's 11 National Parks You Can't Miss in 2016 | Posted 08.24.2016 | Travel

Time flies whether you're inside or outside. On August 25, the National Park Service turns 100 and the celebrations are a century in the making. In fa...

For Puerto Rico, Prosperity Requires Equality

Rep. Pedro R. Pierluisi | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
Rep. Pedro R. Pierluisi

Skewed media coverage can cause policymakers and members of the American public to draw erroneous conclusions. If you genuinely want to understand why Puerto Rico is mired in a crisis, but you disregard or downplay the lack of political and civil rights in the territory, then you are missing a core point.

Rainforest Hiking: The Top 4 Basecamps in San Juan

Hipmunk | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel

San Juan, Puerto Rico, has something for everyone: beaches, historic cities, and a vibrant nightlife.

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Puerto Rico - RIGHT NOW

Paula Froelich | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

I'll admit it: I was a little late to the Puerto Rico game. Thankfully, due to Snowmageddon this year, I finally cottoned on to our cousin in the Caribbean. Now that I've drunk the Kool-Aid, I'm bound and determined to get everyone there.

Taking the Kids to Guatemala

Findery | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel

Taking the kids to Guatemala provided so many learning opportunities, and not just for the kids either. When we booked our trip, we weren't quite sure what to expect. Then again, that's how we like to travel.

7 Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico with Kids

MiniTime | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel

Located in the Caribbean between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico is a tropical family vacation destination with year-round sunshine, picturesque beaches and an array of family-friendly activities.

20 Things You Didn't Know About Puerto Rico

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel

For those of you looking to spend your summer vacation somewhere in the U.S., we have a spot for you: Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is known for beauti...

7 Years: Love, Celebrate, Growth

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 03.01.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

Soon we will be celebrating the day we met nearly seven years ago. It has been an incredible amazing fantastic voyage and we cannot wait to see what happens in 2014!

Five More Things You Should Do in the Caribbean Before You Die

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

Bring back more than a tan from your next Caribbean vacay. Try one of these uniquely Caribbean experiences and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Some Like it Hot!

Myra Demeter | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

It is believed that mosquitoes are attracted to people with warm blood, so I must be very hot-blooded, because mosquitoes LOVE me.

11 Best Winter Getaways to Lock in NOW

Budget Travel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

We know, we know: You've still got some sand in your shoes. Who wants to think about winter when it's still so far away? But you might want to reconsider. If you want a price as dreamy as these trips, don't wait for the first snowfall to make your reservation.

Five Things You Should Do in the Caribbean Before You Die

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

It'd be a real shame if all you brought back from the world's favorite warm-weather destination was a blistering sunburn, a wicked hangover and a cheap souvenir. Instead, choose one (or more) of these singularly Caribbean experiences and come home with memories that'll last a lifetime.

The Cheapskate's Guide to Caribbean Boutique Hotels

Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

Caviar taste and a corned beef budget? You don't have to sacrifice style and service in order to scrimp on hotel costs. Check out four of my fave Caribbean roosts for high style and low prices.

America's Best Coffee Cities

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Before you order an espresso at a Seattle coffee bar, you can often read where the coffee beans came from, how those beans were roasted--and even a short résumé of the barista who's making your cup. Such passion made Seattle a shoo-in to win the title of best coffee city.

Alleged Lowering Of American Flag Sparks Fury

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.31.2013 | Latino Voices

Statehood supporters planted a series of miniature American flags along a stretch of grass leading up to the Mayor’s House in San Juan, Puerto Rico,...

This Is Not An Infinity Pool...

Oyster | Posted 04.03.2013 | Travel

Hotels aren't always pursuing truth in advertising.

PHOTOS: 15 Hotels You Didn't Know You Wanted To Stay In

Oyster | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel

This year you should stop putting that trip on hold. It is possible to go on a vacation staring a design or luxury hotel if you happen to know the right places.

Getting My Groove Black: Rediscovering My Roots in Puerto Rico

James Sanders | Posted 02.03.2013 | Black Voices
James Sanders

As a black man, one of the last places I thought I'd find some roots was in Puerto Rico. But I did.

PICTURE: Absurd Christmas Card

Posted 02.11.2012 | Comedy

Someone call Chuck Testa, because San Juan, Puerto Rico mayor Jorge Santini's family Christmas card is a little furry this year. At first glance, ...

A Black Friday Stampede In Baja

James Campion | Posted 02.03.2012 | Travel
James Campion

As more people, mostly mildly perturbed Caucasians, stumble into the café, the rain intensifies, prompting the recitation of precipitation history from Señor Clavo: "It has only rained twice in the past year, amigo, for ten minutes each."

PHOTOS: Which American Cities Boast The Most Attractive Residents?

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"The entire city of Denver has been indoctrinated by bizarre health and fitness regimes, such as kettlebell swinging," says British Web marketer Matthew Barker. "They're all completely bonkers -- but they look great."

Mr. President: Yes You Can Stop Deporting DREAMers

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 08.13.2011 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

We are sending a clear message to President Obama that it is time to stop deporting young people who were raised in the U.S. and are American in every way except for the paperwork.

The Six Best Dishes From Saborea, Puerto Rico's Annual Culinary Festival

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 06.07.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

2011-04-07-choppull.gifWith countless tastings and constant consumption, I offer a list of the best dishes I tried at Saborea.

Lucia Graves

Puerto Rico Protests: Government Probe To Investigate Civil Rights Abuses | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Puerto Rico's civil rights commission has launched a probe to investigate last week's police riots at the commonwealth's Capitol. The commission, ann...

Funeral Home Poses Shooting Victim On His Motorcycle (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Morticians at a Puerto Rican funeral home chose to display the body of David Morales Colón on his Honda motorcycle rather than in a traditional caske...