Monthly Archives: September 2015


‘Guagua Aérea’ Heads to Florida

    Note: This story is based on interviews conducted earlier this year but never before published. María T. Padilla Editor The guagua aérea has changed its destination from the Big Apple to the palm shores of Florida, where 1 million Puerto Ricans now live – slightly less than in […]


1 Million Puerto Ricans in Florida

    By María T. Padilla It’s official. There currently are more than 1 million boricuas in the Sunshine State, more than any other state except New York, according to the latest population numbers from the Center for Puerto Rican Studies in New York. Given the unprecedented level of migration […]


My Promise to Orlando Latino Readers

Welcome back! As many readers know, Orlando Latino® has been on hiatus for nearly a year. I let the original Orlando Latino® lapse and returned to the real world of work. Unfortunately, because I didn’t renew the web hosting I lost my archive of many stories. Some very good stories, […]