www.ViequesBlog.com has reported that the candidates to the post of Governor of Puerto Rico will be visiting Vieques to discuss the environment, development, health and other issues of particular importance to Vieques.

The first visit comes from the candidate for party supporting the independence of Puerto Rico, Senator María de Lourdes Santiago.  The event will take place at the FARO PUNTA MULAS starting at 11:30 AM on Sunday, May 15, 2016.

Also confirmed to visit the island are:

Manuel Cidre – A candidate for Governor who is running as an independent.

David Bernier – Who is running under the Popular Democratic Party, which is the party of the Mayor of Vieques, Honorable Victor Emeric.

Other candidates appear to have been invited but are yet to be confirmed.  In this regards, the New Progressive Party will be holding a primary to decide who will be running for Governor on behalf of the party.

There is another candidate running as an independent.  Her name is Alexandra Lúgaro.

The report from Vieques Blog further states that the forums are sponsored by community groups favoring the environment, health and the development of Vieques, and the names in Spanish are: VER; Colectivo Yayi; and Vidas Viequenses Valen.

I continue to recommend that you register at ViequesBlog.com to receive their notices.  They regularly publish in both English and Spanish.

Very truly yours,

Santiago F. Lampón

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