Monthly Archives: October 2015

All Eyes on ‘Floriricans’

  This week’s Encuentro Nacional of the Puerto Rican diaspora was a gathering of historic proportions for the local and national Puerto Rican community. For the first time ever Puerto Rican elected leaders from about eight states – including  congressional representatives Nydia Velázquez of New York, Luis Gutiérrez of Chicago, […]

Puerto Ricans in Florida – Now What?

Here’s an analysis about 1 million Puerto Ricans in Florida just published by Suset Laboy of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies in New York for which I was interviewed – Maria Padilla, Editor.  By Suset Laboy 2014 marked a watershed moment in the history of Puerto Ricans in the […]