Zuleyka Rivera

Mujer Imprescindible: Zuleyka Rivera

Happy Birthday Zuleyka Rivera, Miss Universe 2006!

Born: Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza
October 3, 1987 (age 28)
Cayey, Puerto Rico
Occupation: Actress, Model
Years active: 2007–present
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Brown
Title(s): Miss Salinas Teen 2002
Miss Salinas Universe 2006
Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006
Miss Universe 2006
Major competition(s): Miss Puerto Rico Teen 2002 (1st Runner-Up)
Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 (Winner)
Miss Universe 2006 (Winner)
Partner: José Juan Barea (2010-2013)

Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987) is a Puerto Rican actress, TV Host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 and Miss Universe 2006. »»» Read More

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A Revolt Remembered: El Grito de Lares

By Andre Lee Muñiz

El Grito de Lares (The Cry of Lares) is an important event in Puerto Rico’s history, so important that many look to the day it was initiated as the birthdate of the Puerto Rican nation. »»» Read More

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Puerto Ricans Favor Statehood For First Time

Puerto Rico Referendum
Puerto Ricans voted in favor of statehood, marking the first time such an initiative garnered a majority.

[As reported on CNN.com] – In an overshadowed Election Day contest, Puerto Ricans voted in favor of statehood in a nonbinding referendum, marking the first time such an initiative garnered a majority. »»» Read More

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Awakening El Grito de Lares

The First Puerto Rican flag Adopted On The Day Of El Grito de Lares
Puerto Rico’s First Official Flag,
the flag of Lares

History shows an inevitable tide toward revolution when the rights of a people are abused for the profit and gain of others, like in El Grito de Lares in Puerto Rico. »»» Read More

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Puerto Rican Referendum – People Vote to Defeat Bail Denial and Legislature Reduction

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Puerto Rican voters on La Isla Del Encanto voted in a referendum held yesterday, defeating proposed amendments to the island’s constitution that would have allowed judges the right to deny bail in certain murder cases and reduced their legislative representatives by almost 30%. »»» Read More