Monthly Archives: November 2015


Puerto Ricans Plan Day of Action in DC






  A busload of Puerto Ricans from Orlando is scheduled to travel to the nation’s capital next week to pressure congressional leaders to act on behalf of Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Buses will converge in Washington, D. C., from points north and south as part of a continuing effort among […]


Puerto Rican Migrants Prime Local Economy






  Moody’s Investors Services, usually busy downgrading Puerto Rico’s $70 billion-odd debt, issued a report recently stating the island’s current population loss, which is of historic proportions, is a boon for Central Florida, where Puerto Ricans already make up 12 percent of workers – even higher in some sectors like transportation. And […]


Orlando Voter Turnout Declines






  Official results are in for Orlando mayoral  and city council elections held this week and my prediction has materialized: a dismal turnout. In fact, it was down from 2012. Yes, down, as if it could get worse. About 14,000 votes got Buddy Dyer elected to a fourth term as […]