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Commonwealth Failed: It’s Time for Puerto Ricans to Make the Ultimate Political Decision in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Less than two weeks before this year’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade celebration, a new Harvard University study estimates 4,645 Puerto Ricans died from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. As Boricuas prepare to celebrate our culture and mourn the … Continue reading

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“We’re suffering” – My Mom’s Scream For Help in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

This morning I finally spoke with my mom, Lydia, in the Boqueron section of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico. The last time I heard my mom’s voice was before Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico. Almost two weeks after the hurricane, food … Continue reading

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If You Hate Hillary or You’re Terrified of Trump, There are Other Options for President. Just Vote on Nov. 8!

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may be the least liked presidential candidates in United States history. Each is so disliked to the point that millions of Americans are considering skipping the 2016 U.S. presidential election, which is scheduled for November … Continue reading

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Why Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump Have Strong Support (Guest Blog Post)

I am desperately starved to find, read and hear where the media reports – what is so painfully obvious through the rank and file electorate – that the phenomenon of Donald Trump’s and Bernie Sanders’ success is not only due … Continue reading

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#MoreThanALabel – Why I Stand Up for Immigrant Rights – #DumpTrump

I am participating in #MoreThanALabel: Immigrant Stories, Simmons College’s online MSW Program’s campaign to promote transcending labels. My participation in the campaign includes sharing my take on the immigrant story and how I believe we can shatter the stigmas often … Continue reading

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