Puerto Rico (English /ˌpɔːrtəˈriːkoʊ/ or /ˌpwɛərtəˈriːkoʊ/;Spanish:[ˈpweɾto ˈriko], locally also[ˈpwelto ˈχiko; ˈʀ̥iko]), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Spanish:Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, literally the "Free Associated State of Puerto Rico"), is a United Statesterritory located in the northeastern Caribbean. Puerto Rico is an archipelago that includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller islands. The capital and largest city is San Juan. The territory does not observe daylight saving time, and its official languages are Spanish, which is predominant, and English. The island's population is approximately 3.4 million.
Puerto Rico's rich history, tropical climate, diverse natural scenery, renowned traditional cuisine and attractive tax incentives make it a popular destination for visitors from around the world. Its location in the Caribbean, combined with centuries of colonization and subsequent migration, has made Puerto Rican culture a distinct melting pot of Amerindian, Spanish, African, and North American influences.
Dawn, a drug-addicted teen prostitute living on the streets of Los Angeles, and Sy, a teenager with dreams of becoming a rock star, become friends after Sy rescues Dawn from a violent john. Dawn takes Sy under her wing and gives him a guided tour of the seedy underworld of Hollywood.
Katt Shea later recalled:
The movie led to Shea being offered to direct Poison Ivy.
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By LAURIE HALPERN BENENSON. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 03 May 1992: 70.
Many of the Puerto Ricans who took to the streets don’t have much faith in her, either ... When Vázquez arrived at the governor’s mansion on Wednesday, there were already protestors lining the street, demanding she step down ... Nearly a million people took to the streets demanding him to resign in the wake of a corruption and social media scandal.
PUERTORICO-GOVERNOR.LA — The streets of San Juan were quiet Thursday morning. Tourists roamed the city, looking for coffee, and many protesters slept in for the first time in the more than 10 days since thousands of people began packing the streets of the capital demanding the resignation of their governor.