Sports & Puerto Rico Politics?

I wrote this piece on how the March World Baseball Classic games (the Olympics for baseball, or what the World Cup is for Soccer) brought the entire island of Puerto Rico together. I shared an interview with Bronx born, NY Mets, J.T. Rivera who as a Nuyorican played in the Puerto Rico National Team. Anyway, i think some of you …

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A Bit More on Puerto Rico’s Debt

Puerto Rico is going through a serious debt crisis yet very little is really known about the cause and the real solutions for the island nation. We heard a lot of the the debt crisis in Greece on many corporate news outlets, but unfortunately have heard very little about Puerto Rico.

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Puerto Rican’s: The Perfect Human Being?

If that title surprised you, well it also surprised me so I clicked on the link when I saw that in one of my many emails and found an article that explained that heading. It’s interesting reading and also fun as it was also received on the island with a lot of jokes about the present politicians asking: Are these …

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Puerto Rico’s Economic Problems Not Going Away – Let’s Help

Puerto Rico’s economic problems are not going away and just recently the White House sent a team of “advisers” to help the local government manage through this mess. However, no adviser could help unless the entire government accepts to work in unity forgetting party lines and focus on one problem: recovery for the island.Below are some of my Newyorican recommendations:

Puerto Rico Needs To Wake Up & Pay Attention To Boricuas On The Mainland

I recently read an article in the NY Times on how Puerto Rico has changed their tax laws to attract the affluent super rich class to move to the island where they will be able to save on a host of new tax incentives. “Move your operations to sunny Puerto Rico and keep most of your profits” is the basic …

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The Statehood Vote In Puerto Rico

While all the political attention was on the Presidential elections here in the good old USA,  Puerto Rico also had elections that were the center of attention for the island nation. With 4.2 million Boricuas here in the mainland I think it is important for us to also know what is going on the island that many of us relate …