Monthly Archives: April 2016


Another Record Migration Year for Puerto Rico

NEW  figures point to another year of record migration from Puerto Rico to the United States in 2015. In the first 10 months of 2015 about 112,500 more people left the island than arrived in Puerto Rico, according to a recent report by Ricardo Cortés Chico in El Nuevo Día, Puerto […]


Packed House for Borinqueneers Ceremony

Puerto Rico’s Borinqueneer veterans received the Congressional Gold Medal in a moving ceremony this week on Capitol Hill, placing the soldiers in the legendary company of the all black Tuskegee Airmen and the Navajo Code Talkers, among others. “Today we are setting the record straight,” said House Speaker Paul Ryan […]


Borinqueneers Set to Get Congressional Gold Medal

Puerto Rico’s Borinqueneers finally will get their due April 13, when Congress will honor the soldiers with the Congressional Gold Medal for their “valor, determination and bravery” during the Korean War in a ceremony on Capitol Hill. The Congressional Gold Medal is Congress’ highest honor. The Borinqueneers, named for the […]