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

 

  LOCAL INFORMATION
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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 !!!

 

 

Location

 

1,000 miles southeast of Miami, Florida

 

 

Population

 

3.9 million total

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

 

 

Major Cities

 

San Juan (Capital)

Ponce

Mayaguez

 

 

Languages

 

Spanish and English

 

 

Climate

 

Average temperature of

82° F | 28° C

 

 

Time

 

Eastern Standard Time (EST)

 

 

Currency

 

US Dollar

 

 

Automated Teller Machines (ATM's)

 

 

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

 

 

Taxes

 

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.

 

 

Taxis

 

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

 

 

Tourism

 

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