Essay: International Trade in Puerto Rico
The Puerto Ricans do participate in athletics as Orlando “El Gato” Melendez, the first athletic playing for Harlem Globetrotters, evidences it. The holidays of these people have been inherited from the American culture and they thus celebrate the annual Puerto Rico holiday since 1898 (Part of Family Education Network). They practice 4% agriculture growing coffee, sugarcane, plantains, pineapples and bananas.
They as well as keep chickens and livestock. They also engage in international trade with their major traders being Japan, Ireland, Dominican Republic, Netherlands, UK and U.S. their education is in three levels namely primary, grades 1-6; secondary, grades 7-12 and higher level namely undergraduate and graduate level. Education is taken very seriously in this island because in the year 2002, the literacy level is too high at 94.4% for females and 93.9% for males. As early as 2000, the people with high school level education were totaling to 60% and 18.3% for those with university degrees (Part of Family Education Network). Education is valued n this island and that is why most of the people are going to school.