Puerto Rico is more familiar to you than you probably realize. Sure, it's a tropical paradise in the Caribbean that offers an exotic vacation away from home. But it's also got some things you'll recognize straight away. Like the U.S. dollar, the local currency; the U.S. stamps and the post office that services the island; and a this remarkably well-known list
of native sons and daughters who are international superstars.
Just for the fun of it, here's a gallery of musicians and singers who have a healthy dose of boricua blood in them. Consider it a unique way of getting to know an island and its people ... even if you've known them for a long time. Up next: a look at Puerto Rican athletes and stars of film and television.