Basilio Figueroa de Jesús
Places of Interest
• Central Lafayette
• El Malecón
• La Cora Estate
• La Torre del Viejo
• Monument of Enrique Huyke
• Monument of Samuel Morse
• Las Palmas beach
• Punta Guilarte beach
• Ruins of the Lighthouse
Guillermo V. Cintrón- Poet, theatrical author, short-story writer, and journalist during the first decades of the 20th century.
Miguel Saavedra García – Director of Revista Farmacéutica de Puerto Rico and legislator in the House of Representatives at the beginning of the 20th century.
Francisco Javier Amy- Poet and prose writer.
Carmen Bosello Guzmán de Huyke- Wrote and published her first collection of poems in the book titled Ecos y Notas.
Juan B. Huyke- Educator, journalist, lawyer, politician, and writer of children's topics and literature.
Marcelino Cintrón- He was the first mayor of Arroyo in 1855.
Galio Ortiz- Was part of the secret society, Torre del viejo, and committed suicide during the times of the compontes (tortures by a military tribunal) prior to being jailed.
Max E. "Chuma" Sánchez- First athlete from Arroyo to obtain a medal in the Central American and Caribbean games in Panamá in 1938.
María Socorro Lacot –Secretary of the Department of Public Education 1979.
- The carnival - February
- Black fest - March
- Los Rosarios de Cruz - May
- Patron saint in honor to Virgen del Carmen - July
- Fished festival - November
- Christmas festival- December
Note: These articles have been edited and checked by academics and specialists in History. Discrepancies may exist among historians regarding some data.
Autor: Grupo Editorial EPRL
Published: October 04, 2010.
Version: 09032504 Rev. 1