politics


The Puerto Rican Voter Has Arrived in Florida 1 comment

The Puerto Rican voter has arrived in Florida. It’s not too early to declare it so. The national and international media have come around to the fact that Puerto Ricans in Florida likely hold the key to the 2016 elections. Serious Pac money is being invested in the Central Florida Puerto […]


Kissimmee Mayor’s Race Gets Weirder and Weirder 1 comment

The two candidates angling to be Kissimmee’s first Hispanic mayor are engaged in a mano a mano that started years ago and is getting weirder and weirder the closer we draw to the August 30 primaries. Art Otero and José Alvarez, both Kissimmee city commissioners known for verbal disputes in […]


Latina Commissioner Endorses Randolph for Congress

In a surprise announcement, Susannah Randolph, Democrat running to replace her old boss Alan Grayson in Congressional District 9, snagged the endorsement of Viviana Janer, the first Latina on the Osceola County Commission. Of all the endorsements Randolph has announced, none may count as much as this one in the Latino-leaning district […]


Record Number of Latinos Running for Office

A record number of Latinos are running for office this year, a sign of the continuing political awakening of the group whose numbers and voters in Central Florida have grown significantly in the past several years. At least 42 Hispanics from as far north as Volusia and south as Osceola counties […]