San Juan Mythbusters

San Juan Mythbusters
San Juan Mythbusters

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San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital city, has a bit of a perception problem. Located in the southeastern part of the Caribbean basin, the country shares many of the characteristics of its non-Spanish speaking neighbors: warm weather, a dependence upon tourism as a source of income, and colorful, colonial-style buildings. Yet as a commonwealth of the U.S., San Juan also has much in common with "the mainland" (including the use of American currency), and it hasn't dismissed its Latin American identity, either. The island's complex political and cultural history has given rise to some persistent urban myths. Separate fact from fiction with these San Juan mythbusters.


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