HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD TOMORROW

HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF FUNDRAISER TO BE HELD TOMORROW

Ever since Hurricane Maria decimated the island of Puerto Rico nine days ago, local Puerto Ricans have watched the aftermath from here with a growing sense of horror and desperation. Communication with the island is difficult and some families are still nervously waiting to hear from loved ones amid increasingly distressing news reports about shortages […]

Borinqueneers officially honored by NY Senate

Borinqueneers officially honored by NY Senate

During the May 21, 2013 session the New York State Senate unanimously passed a resolution honoring the 65th Infantry Regiment of Puerto Rico for their gallantry on the battlefields of Korea. Senator Bill Larkin noted, “The 65th Infantry Regiment conducted the last battalion sized bayonet charge in US History, where a battalion fought an entire […]

“Momentous” Latin Parade Planned This Weekend in Haverstraw

The United Latin Parade Committee of Haverstraw 2012 has announced the second combined Dominican, Puerto Rican, and Ecuadorian Parade in Haverstraw. The parade will be held on July 15 with a rain date of July 22. The festivities will begin promptly at 12 noon and last the entire day, finally ending at 8 p.m. The […]

Could Puerto Rico Be the 51st State?

This year, the people of Puerto Rico will be able to voice their own opinions on Puerto Rico being a U.S territory. This vote is the first of a two part vote that Governor of Puerto Rico, Luis Fortuno, signed into law, right before the start of the New Year. On November 6, 2012, U.S citizens […]