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The Covid-19 pandemic in Puerto Rico
The first reported case of Covid-19 originated in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019.
City, architecture and colonization under Spanish rule
The European military, spiritual and cultural conquest of the Americas had its most concrete expression in the founding of cities.
Carvings of saints: Popular imagery in Puerto Rico
Wood carvings of saints have become a national symbol of Puerto Rico. It is a form of artisanry and popular imagery also called “Santos de Palo.”
Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center, Ponce
In the Tibes area of Ponce is one of the oldest indigenous archaeological sites in the Caribbean. It consists of 12 stone structures, including ceremonial plazas, bateys and foundations, of which only nine have been restored.
José Campeche y Jordán
José Campeche y Jordán was the first Puerto Rican painter recognized internationally.
Capa rose – Callicarpa ampla Schauer
El capá rosa es una especie siempre verde que crece como arbusto o como árbol, que puede alcanzar una altura de entre 20 a 50 pies.
Creator of the concept of negritud, with the help of his lifelong Senegalese friend, Leopold Sedar Senghor, who later became president of that African country.
HumanitiesPR: Recent Projects
Objetos con historia: la Colección Teodoro Vidal Santoni