Puerto Ricans


Old Asociación Borinqueña Building for Sale Again

Compatriotas, we’re about to go another round with the former Asociación Borinqueña building, now Acacia Banquet Hall. In mid-June building owner Acacia Network announced through its Orlando representative Carlos Nazario that it was putting the building up for sale. “The coronavirus has made it a very challenging environment to continue […]


COVID-19 Federal Response Proves Puerto Ricans Were Right

Puerto Ricans were not crazy after Hurricane María. It’s the federal government that’s crazy. The crisis over COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, has proven it beyond a doubt. The thread tying the two disasters together is the horrendous response of the federal government in the face of a catastrophe. […]


Presidential Candidates Begin Appealing to Puerto Ricans

Slowly but surely presidential candidates are appealing to Puerto Rican voters via the Orlando Sentinel, with Michael Bloomberg being the latest. I’ll analyze Bloomberg’s campaign appeal later, but first here’s my commentary on Joe Biden, which the Sentinel published in December. Or you can click here to read. ˜˜María T. Padilla, […]