Thursday, March 21, 2019

Puerto Rican organizations putting the island at the front and center of the 2020 elections

As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates ramp up their campaigns, a number of Puerto Rican organizations are demanding that they incorporate into their platforms definitive stances on a series of issues affecting the island and its 3 million residents. “Now is the time to show us, not only that they care, but show us how they’ll act,” Federico de Jesús, senior advisor of Power 4 Puerto Rico, a coalition of 35 organizations and leaders advocating for the island, said on a call with reporters. Yesterday, the group released an open letter pushing candidates to support “a comprehensive … [Read More...]

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Puerto Rican organizations putting the island at the front and center of the 2020 elections

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