Located more than a thousand miles southeast of Miami, Puerto Rico is bounded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the east by the Virgin Passage which separates it from the Virgin Islands , on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the Mona Passage which separates it from the Dominican Republic. Puerto Rico is 35 miles wide from north to south , 95 miles long from east to west and has miles of coastline. Its land mass measures 3, square miles—about two-thirds the area of the state of Connecticut. Although it is considered to be part of the Torrid Zone, the climate of Puerto Rico is more temperate than tropical. The average January temperature on the island is 73 degrees, while the average July temperature is 79 degrees.
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Welcome sign in sign up. You can enter multiple addresses separated by commas to send the article to a group; to send to recipients individually, enter just one address at a time. The Category Five storm left not a single building unscathed, least of all the wood casita in a mountain barrio in Carolina where De Burgos was born. Julia de Burgos did not record her experience. Yet, outside of Puerto Rican communities, she is largely unknown despite the fact that her poetry, while firmly rooted in place, addresses the universal human subjects of love, war, and self-creation. The problems Puerto Ricans face today, as their impoverished island fights for survival in an era when the international order seems to be coming apart, are the legacy of the struggles De Burgos faced. I am a child grown piling rubble of stolen innocences, a bloodied child furling screams with all the tatters of my hills.
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By Adry Torres For Dailymail. Puerto Rican radio station Radio Isla revealed in August images from abandoned trailers with goods that were rotten. The aid was donated to hurricane victims in the Caribbean island. I don't have the information to comment on it.