Quebradillas Municipality

General Information Sculpture of cacique Hatoguey Quebradillas is located on the north coast of Puerto Rico. The town has an area of 60.6 square kilometers (23.4 square miles). It is known as "the pirate's hideout" or "the pirate city," "the cooperative city," and "Guajataca corner." According to the 2000 census, there are 25,450 Quebradillanos, living in Cacao, [...]

Quebradillas: Ruins of Port Hermina

Quebradillas: Ruins of Port Hermina Ruins of Port Hermina The wharf known as Port Hermina, Port Mina or the Fort Area, is located in the Bellaca stream in the municipality of Quebradillas. Despite the popular belief that it was a military post, the structure, which dates to the 18th century, suggests that it was used as [...]

Quevedo Báez, Manuel

Quevedo Báez, Manuel El Palenque de la Juventud Literary Newspaper Surgeon, historian, writer and educator. He is known for his professional and civic contributions. He participated in the creation of the Puerto Rico Medical Association and the Academy of Medicine. He also presided over the José de Diego University Institute and the Puerto Rican Civic [...]

Quintero Alfaro, Ángel G.

Quintero Alfaro, Ángel G. Ángel Quintero Alfaro Educator, essayist and public official. He contributed to the development of higher education by participating in the reform processes at the University of Puerto Rico and the public school system during the 1940s. He served as undersecretary of the Department of Education from 1961 to 1964 and as [...]

Quintón, José Ignacio

Quintón, José Ignacio José Ignacio Quintón Pianist and composer, mainly of Puerto Rican danzas. He was interested in composing purified versions of this musical genre with the intention of raising it to the higher level of concert music. José Ignacio Quintón was born on February 1, 1881, in Caguas and was raised in Coamo, where [...]