Hillary on the Hustings for Hispanic Vote

Hillary Clinton campaigned in Florida this week for the fourth time since launching her presidential campaign, stopping in Tampa, Jacksonville and Orlando, where she addressed a rally in the heavily Hispanic Meadow Woods area of south Orlando. Orlando was the second of the three stops, where up to 600 people […]

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 […]

Forecast: Hispanics to Spend More this Holiday Season

  Major retailers are already lamenting slow holiday sales even before the season has fully launched. Nordstrom, Kohl’s and Macy’s – one by one they have warned Wall Street of rising inventory, prompting the  companies to cut earlier holiday sales forecasts. But here’s a bright note: Florida Atlantic University of […]

Public Radio Profiles Puerto Rican Community

  Local public radio station WMFE 90.7-FM did a story on the growth of the Puerto Rican population in Central Florida this week for its Intersection program, which aired today at 9 a.m. Host Mathew Peddie interviewed me for the story, as well as local political-union activist Jimmy Torres Vélez, […]