Stories tagged: "Puerto Rican"


María-Rivera
¡Wepa! María Rivera Becomes Rhode Island’s First Latina Mayor

The daughter of hardworking Puerto Rican parents proudly carries “la mancha de plátano” in her DNA.

Miguel-Cardona
Bye Bye, Betsy! Puerto Rican Dr. Miguel Cardona Is Poised to Be the Next Education Secretary.

When appointed, Dr. Miguel Cardona would be the second Latino to serve as US Secretary of Education.

Deborah-Gonzalez
Meet Deborah González, the Puerto Rican Lawyer Who Just Made History in Georgia

When Deborah González is sworn in, she will be Georgia's first Latina district attorney, the circuit's first woman in that position, and the first Puerto Rican woman in the country to be elected district attorney.

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Miguel Algarín, Co-Founder of Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Dies at 79

"Miguel Algarín was a brilliant poet, an influential professor and leader," the Nuyorican Poets Cafe said in a statement.

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Marco López Makes History as the First Hispanic Sheriff in Central Florida

The former deputy sergeant wins the seat on his second try, after being fired by the current sheriff for running for the position.

Ritchie-Torres
Ritchie Torres Will Be the First Openly Gay Boricua in Congress

"My story is the story of The Bronx. It's a story of struggle. But it's also a story of overcoming. And that's the story of America," Torres told The Americano.

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Paso a Paso de Cómo Registrarte Para Votar en Florida

Comunidades latinas, principalmente la puertorriqueña, están registrándose para las elecciones generales, a pesar de la pandemia. Te decimos cómo registrarte, paso a paso, aquí.