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Tag: Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives A PR Cape From Walter Mercado


January 14, 2019 

Lin-Manuel Miranda is one of the busiest working Latinos in the entertainment industry. Not only is he co-starring in Disney’s recent Mary Poppins returns, but he’s also mounted a production of his blockbuster musical Hamilton in Puerto Rico. The purpose is to raise funds for hurricane relief after the U.S. government failed miserably in its….

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The Trump Administration Took Money From FEMA For Immigrant Detention


September 12, 2018 

It’s come out today that the Trump administration authorized taking 10 million dollars from FEMA to fund the ICE immigration detentions. These are the same detentions in which families were torn apart and children were put in cages. This is FEMA money that was not used to help out the people of Puerto Rico who….

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A New Bill Proposes Statehood For Puerto Rico


July 10, 2018 

The push to make Puerto Rico a state has intensified after Puerto Rican resident commissioner Jennifer Gonzalez-Colon authored a bill calling for Puerto Rican statehood. The bill is supported both by several Republicans and Democrats including its sponsor Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah. He’s the head of the commission on Natural Resources so I see what….

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Luis Fonsi Wins Big At Billboard Music Awards


May 22, 2018 

El cantante puertorriqueño Luis Fonsi killed it at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. He took home five awards including Top Selling Song, Top Streaming Song – Video award, Top Latin Song, Top Collaboration, y claro Top Hot 100 Song for ‘Despacito.” During his thank you speech he said, “Thank you, guys, so much for embracing….

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Luis Fonsi Reshoots Puerto Rico Tourism Promo Spots


February 07, 2018 

Luis Fonsi is back promoting Puerto Rico. The singer was hired last year to shoot commercials for the island and help boost tourism. But since the hurricane that devastated the island, the promo was put on hold. Now that Puerto Rico has recovered they are ready to receive tourists and Fonsi is lending a helping….

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