Congressional Gold Medal


Marco Rubio Courts Puerto Rican Voters 2 comments

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is paying a lot of attention to Puerto Ricans in Central Florida for his re-election campaign. During the August 30 primaries, he held his campaign victory party in Osceola, which is the heart of Central Florida’s significant Puerto Rican community. Rubio has been out front on the […]


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 […]