Phillip Arroyo

OPINION: Sen. Schumer Is Right, Puerto Rico’s Tax Haven Schemes Are ‘Bullshit’

Members of Congress can no longer perpetuate a colony to benefit big corporate donors who contribute to their campaigns, while the majority of people on the island remain in poverty.

  • Apr 7, 2021
  • 10:10 AM

Potencial segundo término de Trump y Wanda Vázquez, gracias al COVID-19 (OPINIÓN)

La historia nos ha demostrado que los incumbentes se benefician políticamente durante momentos de crisis por lo que Trump y Vázquez no son la excepción.

  • Apr 6, 2020
  • 11:44 AM

3 Reasons Why the Coronavirus Pandemic Could Lead Donald Trump and Wanda Vázquez Towards Political Victory (OPINION) 

History has taught us that incumbents benefit greatly politically during moments of crisis, and Trump and Vázquez have proven not to be the exception.

  • Apr 3, 2020
  • 3:58 PM

El día que Puerto Rico sorprendió al mundo

Latino Rebels habló con tres jugadores del equipo nacional sobre la histórica victoria en 2004.

  • Sep 6, 2019
  • 8:56 AM

The Day Puerto Rico Shocked the World

Latino Rebels talks with three members of the 2004 Olympic team that stunned a bunch of NBA players in Athens.

  • Sep 3, 2019
  • 10:32 AM

Will Ricardo Rosselló Endorsement of Andrew Gillum Have Any Impact on Florida Elections? Probably Not

Local Puerto Ricans in Central Florida interviewed by Latino Rebels don’t seem to think the endorsement will help the Democratic hopeful.

  • Oct 2, 2018
  • 9:20 AM

A Glimmer of Hope

Phillip Arroyo writes about a mural dedicated to Puerto Rico he found in Orlando, and its meaning in the face of injustices.

  • Sep 18, 2018
  • 2:06 PM

House of Cards in Puerto Rico

Trump is no Messiah. The United States has FAILED Puerto Rico once again and Puerto Ricans on the mainland and the island will NEVER FORGET.

  • Sep 29, 2017
  • 5:06 PM

It’s the Latino Vote, Stupid

With the general elections fast approaching, someone needs to pass the message along — to both parties.

  • Jun 24, 2016
  • 11:46 AM

Colonialism Perpetuated Like a Thief in the Night

How U.S. law profits Wall Street in Puerto Rico at the expense of locally owned businesses.

  • Dec 23, 2015
  • 11:13 AM

Why I Refused to Join Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Team

When the Hillary Clinton campaign reached out to Phillip Arroyo and asked him to join the presidential candidate onstage at an upcoming event, he respectfully declined.

  • Dec 1, 2015
  • 11:59 AM

The Money Behind the U.S. Colony of Puerto Rico

Research conducted after the federal government failed to implement the results of a 2012 status referendum reveals mountains of cash spent maintaining the status quo.

  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 9:09 AM

In Honor of Pedro Albizu Campos

Decades after the Nationalist leader sacrificed his life for Puerto Rican independence, the island remains a colony of the United States.

  • Nov 4, 2015
  • 10:05 AM

Don’t Sweat It, Marco

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio went to a sweltering Puerto Rico in his bid for the White House. But what are his chances?

  • Sep 6, 2015
  • 11:20 AM

Puerto Rican Republicans: A Modern-day Oxymoron

When analyzing today’s political landscape after the emmergence of the Donald Trump tidal wave, I could not help noticing the loyalty of some Hispanics to the Republican Party —specifically those that are of Puerto Rican origin, and especially those currently on the island— even after the party’s increase of extremist and racist slurs and policies […]

  • Aug 14, 2015
  • 9:00 AM

A Law Student’s Story from Jail

If you or a loved have ever been a victim of injustice, I invite you to read this very personal story. At times, fear and intimidation make us waiver in our attempt to stand up for what is right. I invite you to read on and join the fight to make our nation and our […]

  • Jul 15, 2015
  • 3:49 PM

When It Comes to Puerto Rican Statehood, It’s All Lip Service in ‘Español’

In August of last year, I wrote an op-ed in the Orlando Sentinel where I predicted Hispanics playing a key role in the next presidential elections and the possibility of Hispanics running for President or Vice President of the United States. As of today, everything seems to be happening as predicted. Two Hispanics within the Republican Party […]

  • Jun 5, 2015
  • 11:30 AM

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