Monthly Archives: February 2016

Sun Rises in Cuba, Sets in Puerto Rico

“Puerto Rico and Cuba are the two wings of one bird. They receive blows or bullets in the same heart.” Many Puerto Ricans and Cubans are familiar with the lines from the1895 poem  “A Cuba” (To Cuba) by poet Lola Rodríguez de Tió, written at the dawn of the Cuban-Spanish-American conflict […]

Trump Hispanders in Nevada

Let’s get this accurate: Contrary to what Donald Trump said after winning the Nevada GOP Caucus this week, Hispanics didn’t vote for the presidential candidate. Or rather only a sliver of Latinos cast their lot with the flamboyant New York businessman. Here’s la verdad. The numbers bandied about were based on an exit […]