Hon. Héctor L. Colón Mendoza
Places of Interest
• Bust of Luis Palés Matos
• Punta de las Figuras Lighthouse
• San Antonio de Padua Church
• Carite Lake
• Las Mareas
• Vives Mill
• Pozuelo Beach
• Rodeo Beach
Luis Palés Matos Poet. One of the founders of the Diepalismo Movement. Among his works are Azaleas, El Palacio en Sombras and Tuntún de Pasa y Grifería, among others.
Catalino 'Tite' Curet Alonso Musical composer. His songs were sung by many international figures, such as La Lupe, Celia Cruz and Ismael Miranda, among others.
Eleuterio Derkes (1836-1883) Poet, playwright, journalist and essayist.
Luis Rivera. Pianist and composer specializing in religious music and awarded the gold medal in 1917 for his composition Ensueños.
Francisco Porrata Doria Architect. He designed the Old Bank of Ponce. among other historical buildings. He was mayor of Guayama 1933-1938.
Vicente Palés Anés Father of Luis Palés Matos and patriarch of a family of poets. He contributed to periodicals of his era. He published two small books of verse: A la masonería (1886) and El cementerio (1889).
• Witches Carnival – March
• Guayama Carnival - April
• Sweet Dreams Fair - March
• Paso Fino Fair – March
• Saint Anthony of Padua Patron Saint Festival – June
• Jíbaro Festival - October
• Puerto Rican Week – December
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Autor: Grupo Editorial EPRL
Published: September 07, 2010.
Version: 09021901 Rev. 1