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HOUSTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Puerto Ricans and Cubans have an opportunity to celebrate and be proud of their contributions to the world through the now legendary Puerto Rican & Cuban Festival taking place in Houston each year during the fall.
Miss Puerto Rico will compete in the Miss America Pageant in January for the first time since 1961, organizers said. The 2010 Miss America Pageant will showcase 53 women live on TLC from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Live From Planet Hollywood on TLC LINWOOD, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 1961, Miss Puerto Rico will be competing in the Miss America Pageant in January 2010.
By Frances Robles, The Miami Herald Jul. 28--SAN JUAN -- Protesters outside Puerto Rico's historic San Geronimo Fort are lying in hammocks, cooking on grills and sleeping in tents while the buzz of construction continues around them.
By Christina M. Woods, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun. 9--Pop singer Ricky Martin may be king of the 50th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City on Sunday, but Wanda Rivera-Rowe will be among local Puerto Ricans starring in their own parade.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).