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Who Is the Puerto Rican Migrant?

More than 440,000 Puerto Ricans have left Puerto Rico since an economic recession hit the island in 2006 and which hasn’t relented. As is well documented, Florida has become the No. 1 destination for migrants, boosting the Sunshine State’s Puerto Rican population to over 1 million – and growing. But […]


Hispanics Now Largest Share of Osceola Voters

The dramatic increase in the Hispanic population in Central Florida is significantly impacting  voter registration, with Latinos now accounting for the largest group of voters in Osceola County. That would mean Osceola is behind only Miami-Dade in percentage of Hispanic voters in Florida, which is a major feat. Hispanics total […]


Donald Trump Thinks He ‘Won the Hispanics’

In Donald Trump‘s fact-challenged world, he “won the Hispanics,” he said after winning the Indiana presidential preference primary this week. But now that he has cleared the Republican primary field, what chance does Trump really  have to win Hispanic votes in November’s general election? It is going to be difícil or difficult. […]


Sanders Opens Puerto Rico Campaign

When Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stumped for votes in Florida ahead of the March 15 presidential primary, he knew he could not – would not – possibly win the Sunshine State. Sanders was significantly behind in the polls. But he particularly went after the Puerto Rican vote, a constituency that’s […]