Welcome to Puerto Rico!!!

SC/MLA 2005

Southern Chapter  / Medical Library Association

55th Annual Meeting

InterContinental Hotel

San Juan, Puerto Rico

October 20 - 24, 2005


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Puerto Rico Vital Statistics

(Source: Puerto Rico's Bureau of  Tourism)



Take a look on this sites about our beautiful island !!!





1,000 miles southeast of Miami, Florida





3.9 million total

1.3 million in San Juan Metropolitan Area (2000 US Census)



Major Cities


San Juan (Capital)







Spanish and English





Average temperature of

82° F | 28° C





Eastern Standard Time (EST)





US Dollar



Automated Teller Machines (ATM's)



There is an extensive network of ATM's that operates 24-7.





No excise tax imposed on materials imported for conventions or promotional purposes.



Main Airport


Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is among the largest in the World, handling more than 10 million passengers per year.





Designated "Taxi Turístico" (Touristic Taxi) cars charges flat fares between airport, hotels, etc.





4.8 million visitors in 2002



Medical Care


There are fine health care facilities in the Caribbean provide excellent coverage throughout the island.



Isla Verde Area Map

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Take a look on this sites about food

and night time entertainment





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Last modified: July 21, 2005