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Oral Interview What is your favorite piece of Puerto Rico's society and culture? -"well its really down to two things. I love the flovorful &unique foods & i also love the exotic music" What are the differences in economic opportunities between Puerto Rico and the United States? -"well my opinion in the United States there are a greater amount of opportunities for buisness and production, as opposed to Puerto Rico where people have to be more self sufficient, there are buisnesses but not to the level of what we see here in the U.S.Alot of agriculture is produced on the island " In your opinion What insights do You foresee for the future of Puerto Rico? - "an increase in industrialization can create economic stabilities for the people of Puerto Rico."
My Father Age:34 Occupation:Computer Lab Technition Hometown:Perth Amboy
Environment Puerto Rico's environment is one of a kind. Something that many people have not expirienced before. it is a place with tropical wheather. There are many beaches in Puerto Rico, some better than others. However, even though Puerto Rico is describes as a tropical island that is always beautiful and sandy, that doesnt mean there arent mountains. In Puerto Rico when your in the mountains the roads are crazy and you have to be careful. However, i must admit, driving through the mountains are very fun and exciting.
Some of Puerto Ricos environmental attractions are : El Yunque-Tropical Rainforest El morro-War sight Crashboat beach - Best beach there Camuy River Cave Park Gilligan’s Island San Cristobal Fort Thes places are all main attractions. This kind of environment is always sunny or raining. Sometimes there are even sun showers. Puerto Rico is somewhere You can go if You love to be in warm wheather all year around.
Society & culture The society in Puerto rico is very beautiful. Everyone there is very friendly. Everyone gets along. when you go to a beach in p.r everyone talks to each other. They typically sell different things in Puerto Rico on the beaches. For example, they sell piraguas. Piraguas is a form of an icee. What the people do is they take a huge block of ice and they have an ice scraper and they scrape the ice into a cup. Then, they have a substance that is almost like syrup in different flavors and you sip that. They also sell pinchos, hats and coconuts.
The culture in Puerto Rico is very much alike other hispanic cultures. Puerto ricans tend to eat food such as rice, beans and porkchops. they also eat a dish called sancocho. the dish called sancocho is made of patatoes, sweet bananas, beef, sweet patatoes, and corn. Another dish that Puerto Ricans love is Pig feet. Puerto Ricans have an odd culture believe it or not. Another example of this is the time people fall asleep at night. Usually in puerto rico unless people are clubbing or on vacation they are already sleeping between the time on 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.
economy Puerto Ricos economy is crazy. Some parts of Puerto Rico are way nicer than others. Just like any other country, they need financial help. however, when people go to visit they can still have a good time. There are several stores and malls to go to. However, Puerto Rico does have several poor places. In Puerto Rico you have to also be careful cause there are thugs that sell alot of drugs to make a profit. Less job opportunities are available in Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico also has some objects that are less expensive then others. for example, rent and owning a house is way less expensive than the price in America. Puerto Rican expensive are less than the ones in America. However You also have to remember that Puerto Rico has different wheather conditions. Therefore, they dont use heat often. This causes there to be a different average of payments ans costs on heat bills.