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Synonyms for Puerto Rico

a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico

the smallest and easternmost of the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean

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I heard Grupo Boriken at another festival and had to get them for this year's Latin Festival," coordinator Carmen D.
home inspection) X Intervention staff X Abbreviations: BNHC, Boriken Neighborhood Health Center; IC, intervention council; IPO, individual partner associations; SH, Settlement Health.
With technical assistance from a local academic medical center, the Council founded the Boriken Neighborhood Health Center to improve health services delivery (Deuschle, 1983).
As the native Taino population dwindled in 1510, the first African slaves were brouqht by the Spaniards to the island of Boriken.
Today, Secretary Sebelius will meet with patients, community leaders and advocates at the Boriken Community Health Center in East Harlem, N.
With an array of vivid colors and characters, images and intimacies, Roldan tells a story that stretches centuries, from the Spanish conquest of the Taino island of Boriken to the volatile formation of Puerto Rican Chicago.
The work was under-taken through the Mount Sinai Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Center in partnership with Boriken Neighborhood Health Center and Settlement Health, two neighborhood health centers.
Adventures in Caribbean Indigeneity Centering on Resistance, Survival, and Presence in Boriken (Puerto Rico).
The reviewer's name is Gabriel Haslip-Viera, and the book reviewed is titled, The Myth of Indigenous Caribbean Extinction: Continuity and Reclamation in Boriken (Puerto Rico) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).
3) Boricua is another way of referring to Puerto Ricans, and this denomination derives from the Arawak name of the island, Boriken, so the links between national identity and indigeneity are still present in this common way of addressing Puerto Ricanness.
Podria sobrevivir Boriken funcionando oficialmente en boricua?