Pulse


2016 Comes to an End with a Bang






The year 2016 is coming to an end with a bang on many fronts. Let’s turn to a few less obvious but newsy items that merit attention for their importance. Pulse From the first news of the Pulse nightclub shooting on June 12, a tug of war erupted between the LGBTQ […]


Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jennifer López Record Song for Somos Orlando






Somos Orlando, the ad hoc Latino group that popped up in the aftermath of the Pulse shooting to provide translation, mental health and other counseling services to survivors and victims’ families, is getting a boost from Broadway sensation Lin-Manuel Miranda and superstar Jennifer López. “I have a treat for you […]


Latino Community Mourns Pulse Shooting Victims






The Hispanic community paused recently to honor the victims, families and survivors of the Pulse shooting in a Spanish-language vigil at the Dr. Phillips center in Downtown Orlando. The event was coordinated by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando, which since the Pulse nightclub shooting June 12, has worked […]


Hispanic Chamber to Hold Vigil for Pulse Victims






The Hispanic community is expected to gather Friday evening at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center in Downtown Orlando to honor the Pulse shooting victims in a Spanish-language vigil. About 73 percent of those killed at the nightclub were Latino, based on Hispanic surnames. Most  were Puerto Rican, the dominant […]


Patron Saints Say ‘Presente’ at Victims’ Memorials






  Under a  Sunday cloudy, gray sky and a drizzle of rain, visitors walked among the impromptu Pulse nightclub victims’ memorials at the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center in Downtown Orlando. Exactly a week after the massacre took place, visitors took in the shrines in silence: photos of the victims, teddy […]