This Isn’t ‘Cancel Culture.’ The Goya CEO Is Just a Moron.

“Understanding the Goycott can be difficult if you’re not Latino – or even if you are Latino, but not fortunate enough to be Mexican American or Mexican. That subgroup, with roots south of the border, makes up more than 60 percent of the U.S. Latino population.” …
it’s also very important to Puerto Ricans, I myself am Puerto Rican. I grew up on these products!! Mu home is now a Goya-free household!! … #BoycottGoya … #Goycott …

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Robert Unanue has every right to love Donald Trump if he wants to. But with rights come responsibilities, like owning up to the consequences.

An Op-Ed piece by Ruben Navarrette Jr. for The Daily Beast.

It’s easy to have a knee-jerk opinion about what I’m calling the “Goycott.” It’s harder to fully understand the controversy.

The Goycott is the threatened boycott by Latinos of Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States.

Notice I said “Hispanic” and not “Latino.” Don Prudencio Unanue and his wife, Carolina, migrated from Spain to Puerto Rico and then to the United States, where they founded the company in Manhattan in 1936. The Spanish are considered “Hispanic” but not “Latino.” That seemingly minor detail will become important later on in this story.

Understanding the Goycott can be difficult if you’re not Latino—or even if you are Latino, but not fortunate enough to…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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