1868 - A popular uprising against Spanish rule is suppressed but becomes a symbol of the independence struggle. Dal solarium potrete godere di una fantastica vista della spiaggia e il parco si trova di fronte il villaggio e la valle di Porto Rico. However, residents cannot vote in US presidential elections, unless they are registered to vote in one of the 50 states. In a non-binding referendum afterward, it votes again to become a US state though only 23 percent of voters take part. Neither a state nor independent, the island has been a US territory since 1898. La Isla del Encanto is full of people who are buena gente (which is boricua slang for kind and friendly) and welcoming. Rio Piedras è un complesso alberghiero è situato a 100 metri dalla spiaggia di Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria. 1900 - US Congress establishes a civil government under the Foraker Act but maintains strict control over island affairs.