A project for irrigating the district south of the mountains between Ponce and Patillas was adopted by the Porto Rican government in 1909.
Numerous scholarships have been established at government expense in Porto Rican schools and in colleges or universities of the United States.
Under this act the American element has exercised the controlling power, and this has proved distasteful to certain Porto Rican politicians.
Davis, The Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns (New York, 1898), is a sketch of the invasion of the island in 1898.
The more southerly of the two Costa Rican ranges, known as the Cordillera de Talamanca, rises south of the Gulf of Nicoya, and extends midway between the two oceans towards the south-east.
There are three important banks, the Anglo-Costa Rican Bank, with a capital of £120,000, the Bank of Costa Rica (£20o,000), and the Commercial Bank of Costa Rica (£10o,000), founded in 1905.
Barrios, president of Guatemala, to restore federal unity to Central America failed in 1885, and had little influence on Costa Rican affairs.
In 1898 he became major, and on the outbreak of the Spanish-American War was promoted lieutenantcolonel, serving through the Porto Rican campaign.
Alajuela is the centre of the Costa Rican sugar trade, and an important market for coffee.
Towards the San Juan outlet its depth decreases to 6 or 8 ft., owing to the vast accumulation of the silt washed down into the lake by its principal Costa Rican affluent, the Rio Frio.
Cardenas had taken command of the united Nicaraguan and Costa Rican army when Barrios died, and on the 1 rth of April 1885 a treaty of peace was signed.
The position of G can be found experimentally~ hence OG is known and the quantity Rican be calculated from which and the ascertained weight W of the body the moment ~f inertia about an axis through G, namely, W/gXRi, can be computed.
Almirante Bay, near the Costa Rican boundary, is 2-13 m.
The only regular ranges in Panama are in the extreme western part where the Costa Rica divide continues into Panama, and, immediately south of this and parallel to it, the Cordillera of San Blas, or Sierra de Chiriqui, where the highest peaks are Chiriqui (11,265 ft.) and, on the Costa Rican boundary, Pico Blanco (11,740 ft.) and Rovalo (7020 ft.) there are two passes, 3600 and 4000 ft.
There is little agriculture, though the soil is rich and fertile; bananas (occupying about one-half the area under cultivation and grown especially in the north-west), coffee (also grown especially on the Costa Rican border in Chiriqui province), cacao (growing wild in Bocas del Toro province), tobacco, and cereals are the largest crops.
east of the Costa Rican boundary, with a trade in cattle; Los Santos (pop. about 7200), the capital of Los Santos province; Santiago de Veragua (pop. about 7000), 300 ft.
Roberto Raposo A Puerto Rican sorceror, Raposo carried the dagger of Bithynia on its flight from Miami to London.
A rather lanky Costa Rican made his first visit to OT that day too.
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The Rainforest Tram The Rainforest Tram is an aerial tramway in the Costa Rican rainforest.
An ineffective and extremely corrupt administration, a grave economic condition, new and heavy taxes, military repression, recurring heavy deficits in the budget, adding to a debt (about $150,000,000 in 1868) already very large and burdensome, and the complete fiasco of the junta of inquiry of Cuban and Porto Rican representatives which met in Madrid in 1866-1867--all were important influences favouring the outbreak of the Ten Years' War.
Born in 1966 in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, Jennifer was a spunky girl in a Puerto Rican family.
Latin singer Marc Anthony was born in New York City in 1968, to Puerto Rican parents.
Puerto Rican beauty Jennifer Lopez, nicknamed J.Lo, has earned the respect of fans from across the globe by proving that she's got what it takes to conquer the world.
This Costa Rican trip is not the first time Gibson and Spears have hooked up.
A source said that Heidi was admitted to a Costa Rican hospital with a possible stomach infection, which was not considered serious.
Today, modern art gallery and traditional artisan workshops compete with traditional restaurants, offering a variety of Puerto Rican specialties, such as red beans and rice and Paella.
There are even tree frogs, the Puerto Rican mascot "Cocquis", to help you with your game.
There are several major river systems spanning this tiny country and offering visitors unparalleled opportunities to experience Costa Rican wildlife.
While on the river cruise, staying properly hydrated is essential, as is eating nutritious meals - the perfect opportunity to sample authentic Costa Rican cuisine and learn even more about this intriguing nation.
Whether it's an extravagant luxury cruise or an excitement-packed, one-day getaway, you will find a Costa Rican cruise that will deliver what you want.
Go horseback riding on a picturesque beach, trek steamy rainforest trails, visit rare bird sanctuaries or go snorkeling in the warm tropical waters off the Costa Rican coast.
The Costa Rican coast is one of the most idyllic and diverse vacation spots in the world.
Many Panama Canal cruises also make stops in the Western Caribbean, and the Costa Rican ports of Limon and Puntarenas.
Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome-A rare type of albinism, most common in the Puerto Rican community, which can cause pigment changes, lung disease, intestinal disorders, and blood disorders.
The original form developed by Prado was eventually replaced by a more standardized version developed by Puerto Rican dance teacher Eddie Torres in the 1970s.
The two main airlines are Nature Air and Sansa, both of which are based in San Jose, the Costa Rican capital.
The action takes place in New York City and centers on the tension between the new wave of Puerto Rican immigrants and white Americans.
Maria is the sister of the leader of a rival gang made up of first generation Puerto Rican immigrants, The Sharks.
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