The Swamp may be full this season.

Scott PowersApril 27, 2017

President Donald Trump has thrown Puerto Rico into his Twitter cannon, bringing angry responses from Puerto Rican leaders and activists in Florida, including from Democratic U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, who charged Trump was declaring war against Puerto Rico. The president sent out two tweets, one Wednesday night and one Thursday morning, tying Puerto Rico relief to Democrats’ budget demands […]

Scott PowersJanuary 24, 2017

U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, whose district oversees one of the largest and fastest growing Puerto Rican diasporas in the states, has been appointed a seat on a Congressional subcommittee that oversees Puerto Rican affairs. Soto, an Orlando Democrat who is of Puerto Rican descent himself – a first for Florida’s congressional representatives – announced Tuesday […]

Scott PowersSeptember 22, 2016

A Puerto Rican think tank in New York has created a watchdog panel of legal, financial and political experts to oversee the rollout of Puerto Rico relief authorized by the PROMESA Act earlier this year. The Hunter College Center for Puerto Rican studies “Centro Task Force on Puerto Rico” is to include two Floridians, lawyers Anthony Suarez of Orlando […]


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