Frederick Vélez III Burgos

The Power of Puerto Ricans Showing Up at the Iowa Caucuses

There’s reason why a group of Puerto Ricans were in Des Moines this Monday.

  • Feb 5, 2020
  • 12:34 PM

Mike Bloomberg Shakes Up Puerto Rico’s Democratic Primary

What really piqued my interest was the revolú the Bloomberg news caused with statehood supporters

  • Jan 29, 2020
  • 9:45 AM

Democrats’ Debates Continue to Ignore Puerto Rico and They Know It (OPINION)

What I do know is that —after everything we have been through— if candidates can’t be bothered to mention Puerto Rico during a debate, we won’t bother to come out and support them.

  • Jan 15, 2020
  • 12:52 PM

Is Mayor Pete’s Puerto Rico Proposal Feasible or Just Wishful Thinking? (OPINION)

I’m still worried about how much research goes into these proposals, and if campaigns are only talking to “community leaders” and not engaging subject-matter experts.

  • Dec 16, 2019
  • 1:01 PM

A Look at Contributions From Puerto Rico to Presidential Candidates

The clear winners for the Democrats are Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Joe Biden, who each raised $4,000 more than they had the previous quarter.

  • Dec 4, 2019
  • 2:38 PM

Dear 2020 Presidential Candidates: Puerto Rico Matters, So Start Getting Serious About That

To be truly brave, to actually cut through the clutter when it matters, we need someone to
propose POLICIES instead of trying to “trend.”

  • Jul 29, 2019
  • 9:55 AM

The DC Fallout From Rosselló Scandal Will Happen: Puerto Ricans Must Work Together to Stop It

Are these the makings of an emerging #CaribbeanSummer in Puerto Rico? You won’t know unless you show up.

  • Jul 17, 2019
  • 10:33 AM

Rep. José E. Serrano: A Puerto Rican Giant

It’s time to celebrate a political legend.

  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 4:58 PM

Dear Democratic Presidential Campaigns: Communicating Correctly in Spanish to Voters Is Important, So Please Do a Better Job

In 2019, it should not be hard to have a Spanish speaker in your communications team from the very beginning.

  • Feb 25, 2019
  • 10:20 AM