Monthly Archives: May 2017


Orlando Confederate Statue to Watch Over the Dead






Orlando’s Confederate statue, known as “Johnny Reb,” will be moved to a new home watching over the dead in Greenwood Cemetery, in the Confederate section appropriately enough. There is no timetable for moving the statue, which has been stationed at Lake Eola for about 100 years. Ironically, Johnny Reb is in poor […]


Potboiler: Goya Foods Quits NY Puerto Rican Parade






The giant Latino company Goya Foods has left some in the Puerto Rican community stewing after it pulled its 59-year sponsorship of New York City’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade, apparently over the parade’s honoring of Oscar López Rivera, officially freed today after serving 35 yeas in federal prison for alleged ties […]


Activists Take Aim at Orange County School Board 1 comment   Recently updated !






If there is one public institution in the Orlando-area that Latinos have had trouble penetrating it is the Orange County School Board. There are Latino(s) on the Orlando City Council, the Orange County Commission, in the State House, the State Senate and last year a  Hispanic became a member of […]