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FLORIDA PUERTO RICANS FOR OBAMA

Florida Puerto Ricans for Obama

Miami, Florida, October 29, 2012 – In this year’s tight Presidential election, where every vote “will” count, a group known as Florida Puerto Ricans for Obama has come together to release a video supporting President Barack Obama. The video is a direct response to the negative ads from Mitt Romney supporters which have been flooding […]

October 29th, 2012 | Posted in Florida,Politics | Read More »

Florida’s Puerto Ricans Change the Voting Map

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Florida’s Puerto Ricans Change the Voting Map Even though it has been nearly 100 years since Puerto Ricans became U.S. citizens, for many the jury is still out on the benefits.  While Puerto Ricans can move about freely within the 50 states and do have some representation in congress, there’s still  that nagging little thing […]

September 20th, 2012 | Posted in Florida,Politics | Read More »

THE DC METRO RICAN MEETUP

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“WEPA! So tell me.. Who likes arroz con gandules, alcapurrias, pernil or maybe un bistec encebollado 😉 Who LOVES salsa or just talking while enjoying un cafe con leche? Where are the people that speak spanglish or drop their r’s? If you miss the sense of friendship and family that only a “Boricua” community can […]

May 19th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Boehner’s 112 congress vote hurts Puerto Rico

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Queridos amigos:  Please see below one of the first acts of the new 112th Congress which strips non-voting House of Representative delegates of their already limited floor vote privileges.  This, of course, includes Resident Commissioner Pierluissi of Puerto Rico.  This act will effectively hinder his ability to advocate on behalf of the 4 million residents […]

January 6th, 2011 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Puerto Rican Politics Information Resources

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Politicos Boricuas !! Come and be part of the intelligent and constructive political debates that are going on currently… Are you for Statehood?, ELA?, Independence?, Monarchy?, Anarchy? Come and give your regarded 2 cents …because this is the place to do it! · Puerto Rico Government Sites: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Official Site – www.gobierno.pr […]

December 12th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights

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In 1981, Puerto Rican activists from around the country founded the National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights (NCPRR). For more than 20 years the NCPRR engaged in grassroots campaigns in many cities, including a march In Washington DC. Recently, a group of former activists of the National Congress for Puerto Rican Rights and newer activists […]

August 10th, 2010 | Posted in Politics | Read More »