Hector Luis Alamo

Hector Luis Alamo is a Chicago-based writer who currently contributes for Gozamos, Latino Rebels and RedEye, where he is an opinion columnist.

Dilemma in Diaspora

The history of the Puerto Rican people is marked by struggle. Since Colón landed on the island in 1493 and placed its people under the yoke of the Spanish crown, Puerto Ricans have yet to know true freedom. Yet they’ve dreamed of little else… and it’s time this generation renews the fight.