Category Archives: Blog

How Knowledgable Are You About Puerto Rico’s Relationship with the United States?

This isn't a trick question or one to make you think I am better than you: someone who's Boricua. But it's a real one: How knowledgeable are you about Puerto Rico's relationship with the United States? I am often told by Puerto Ricans I know more about Puerto Rico's history than many Puerto Ricans / Puertoriqueños....
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Why It’s Significant the Puerto Rican Day Parade Will Honor Oscar López Rivera

Full disclosure: I am an American living in Puerto Rico. I am not of Puerto Rican descent, which is why I feel my views on this topic are especially poignant. Depending on one's political leaning and their understanding of events—both historical and current—Oscar López Rivera is either a hero or a terrorist. Outside of Puerto Rico and...
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And the Darwin Award Goes to: Caitlyn Jenner

Neither profound nor eloquent, this is a stream of consciousness about Caitlyn Jenner and her misguided faith in Donald Trump and her insulting and flippant manner in which she expresses it. Donald Trump ran his campaign on hate ... and he won: not only the office of the president of the United States but also the...
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