Since around the Fourteenth Century Tarot Cards were around Europe as a form cards game. Then, with time, it became a tool for divination and for many a collectors item. There are numerous styles of Tarot Decks out there but the main ones have always been Rider Waite and Tarot de Marseilles, differencing each other on the fact that the Rider Waite has people on the Minor Arcanas and Tarot de Marseilles does not. In the Psychic World Rider Waite gain popularity because for many having people in the Minor Arcanas (Cups, Coins/Pentacles, Swords and Wands), is easier to read as it has a scenery with more symbols and meanings that just the number of cups or swords without any other pictures or symbolism in it.
However, most of the Tarot Decks out there are based on either Kabbalah (The Tree of Life) or other symbolism from either cultures from Israel, Egypt and Europe, some modern ones have a bit of American symbolism and I have also seen couple with African Heritage in it but none had any representation of the Caribbean or Hispanic Cultures. After writing the book "Puerto Rico's Authentic Music and Dances", and because she is also a Psychic and Tarot Reader, Leticia Ferrer-Rivera realized that even the book is in English, her culture was not going to have as much exposure unless, she was exposing it in a more popular way, something that it does not matter where people are from, they will feel comfortable with it, as well as having a more visual tool for understanding it. This is how 'Secrets of Paradise Tarot' was cr