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We post daily summaries of news from and about Puerto Rico in English and Spanish, with an emphasis on politics and policy.  

The Puerto Rican/Hispanic Genealogical Society
enables Puerto Ricans, Hispanics and other interested persons to to conduct a competent genealogical search for their ancestors in Puerto Rico, Latin America and Spain. In this regard, it sponsors conferences, seminars, training sessions and originates print and electronic publications, that are specifically designed to inform, train and otherwise educate people about genealogical investigation principals, methods and techniques.  Please visit our website, www.rootsweb.com/~prhgs for additional information.

Business Filings, Inc.
http://bizfilings.com can help you learn the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating in any of the 50 states. Then it can actually lead you through the process, and (for a fee) provide some necessary services along the way, from getting and filing the proper forms to establishing a mail drop in a remote state. The free name check is a good way to start, to see if your desired name is available in your desired state. The live customer
support is a handy tool, so you can get immediate answers as you battle forms and regulations.

Duty Free Your duty-free limit is $200, right? Or is that $1,000? Maybe even $1,200? The limit all depends on where you're traveling. The amount of merchandise free from governmental charges depends on your destination. You can get the various limits from the US Customs http://www.customs.gov/xp/cgov/travel/  in the Know Before You Go page

Search For B&Bs BedandBreakfast.com [http://www.bedandbreakfast.com] is an enormous database -- more than 20,000 listings -- of inns and B&Bs around the world. The site has a slick design that makes it easy to use. It is updated frequently with new listings and refinements, making it the premier online guide to B&Bs and inns.

Free Images Fresher Image [http://www.free-clip-images.com/] offers tons of free clip art and some are even 3-D animated. They offer images such as fun animations, borders, bullets, backgrounds, icons, and much more.

The Travel Channel [http://travel.discovery.com is intimately linked to the cable television network of the same name. The site brings you weekly listings of what's on the tube plus links to its "Best" series on boardwalks, water parks, scuba diving, flea markets, and so on. Family travel Q&A, Travel Webcams, and timely featured trips make this more than just a TV
travel guide. Links to trip planning tools can work from two angles -- where you want to go, or what you want to do.

Rate Fate Buy low, sell high: that used to be the rule of financial success. Now for many people it has become: borrow low, save high. But which bank has the highest interest rates on checking and savings? Which has the lowest rates on cards and mortgages? Bankrate.com http://www.bankrate.com  keeps track and compares the rates from bank to bank. It also has discussion message boards where you can listen to former and current bank customers woes.

The Inner Workings of a Drip Coffee Maker Good morning, sunshine! Dedicated coffee drinkers have "bean" delighted to learn the mysteries of a drip coffee maker's inner workings. HowStuffWorks.com [http://www.howstuffworks.com/coffee-maker.htm] features a step-by-step tutorial that takes apart a drip coffee maker to see what makes it drip. Okay, maybe you don't care how it works as long as it does -- but what should you do if your drip coffee maker stops working? This site has that information, too. Check out "What Can Go Wrong" under the section "Making Coffee" and never go a day without a fresh brew!

Tai Chi -- Mind-Body Exercise Want to get off that treadmill? Barbells weighing you down?  http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/Philosophy/Taichi/tc-home.html offers a refreshing alternative to traditional Western exercise routines. Read about the history and benefits of Tai Chi or peruse an image gallery. A FAQ page is also included.

Credit Card Debt Management Thinking about applying for yet another credit card? Drowning in credit card debt already? Before pulling out the plastic for another purchase, charge your way over to The Motley Fool [http://www.fool.com/credit/credit.htm] credit tutorial: a step-by-step guide to obtaining, using, and managing your credit cards.

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