Florida


Hurricane María’s Population Impact on Florida

In the days and weeks following Hurricane María in 2017, as packed flights arrived from San Juan, people wondered just how many Puerto Ricans had fled the island that was so devastated it couldn’t provide essential public services such as water and electricity for months to come. It was difficult […]


Warren, Booker Dominate First Debate

But other surprising performances, too One debate down, one debate to go. Ten Democrats took center stage in Miami Wednesday night in the first of two Democratic debates of the 2020 presidential campaign.  The debate, sponsored by NBC-Telemundo-MSNBC, should have been labeled “Not the Top Tier,” because more than half […]


Madison Anderson Berríos, a Symbol of Puerto Rico

It had to happen sometime – a Miss Universe-Puerto Rico who was not born in Puerto Rico, who possesses an Anglo-Saxon monicker and who is not fluent in Spanish. Oh, and she lives in Florida, the de facto headquarters of Puerto Rican migration. Puerto Ricans both here and on the […]


The Revolution Will Be Monetized 1 comment

Nobody can say that Venezuelans have taken their chaotic government lying down. They have protested time and again against first Hugo Chávez and later his hand-picked successor Nicolás Maduro. The difference this time is in who is protesting, which is to say most people. That wasn’t the case earlier. Poor […]