• Puerto Rico is a Commonwealth of the United States.

     

    Puerto Rico has 3 political parties.

     

    A quinceañera is a party for Latin American girls to celebrate their 15th birthday.

     

    Rafael Tufiño frequently painted portraits of his mother called Goyita.

     

    The cuatro is a traditional Carribean instrument featured in the painting Cantor Criollo by Agosto Marín.  It is also the national instrument of Puerto Rico and the original only had 4 strings.

     

    Sobremesa is the custom of sharing time with family at the table after a meal.