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Carmen Yulín Cruz Seriously Considering Run For Governor Of Puerto Rico

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Although she didn’t officially announce her campaign, a Primera Hora interview with San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz published on Tuesday said that she will very likely running for governor of Puerto Rico in 2020, either as the official nominee of the Popular Democratic Party (PPD) or through a new organization.

“The answer to that question is yes… there is an evaluation process that has not closed the doors to a candidacy for governor,” Yulín Cruz said in Spanish. “But it will be for something different. To transform the country. It won’t be for more of the same. It will be to create alliances, to open up new spaces…”...

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Motel Clerk Denies Couple Room; Fails To Recognize Puerto Rican Driver’s License As U.S. ID


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Rancho Cordova, Calif. (KCRA) —A Puerto Rican couple visiting Sacramento County for their niece’s wedding said they were unable to check into a Rancho Cordova Motel 6 because the front desk clerk didn’t believe they had valid U.S. identification.

When Raul Villanueva presented his Puerto Rico driver’s license late Wednesday night, the clerk told him, “Oh, you need a license from the United States,” he said.

“I said, ‘This is a license from the United States, that’s Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is the United States.’ She said, ‘No, it isn’t,’” Villanueva recalled.

Villanueva needed his ID in order to verify his reservation. The woman working at the front ...

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Former Latino Legislator Aundre Bumgardner Appointed To Groton Town Council Seat


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Aundre Bumgardner will fill the Groton Town Council seat vacated by Rich Moravsik, who in 2016 filled a council seat vacated by Joe de la Cruz, who gave up his seat after getting elected to the 41st House District over Bumgardner.

The council voted 7-1 on Tuesday evening to appoint Bumgardner to the seat vacated three weeks ago by Moravsik, who is moving to Florida.

Asked about his priorities in a phone conversation after the meeting, Bumgardner said, “I think the one thing that’s sort of overlooked within Groton is the millennial generation.” Bumgardner, 23, added, “If you were to ask a lot of young people, they’ll ...

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