is a graduate of Political Science and History at the UT- Pan American with a specialization in Latin America and Cuba. He his half Cuban and German. He was a student and tennis player at the National Sport School in Havana and spent one year in the Cuban military, like most of the Cuban youth. His engagement in Cuban/American relations has led to appearances on the Miami based live radio program "La tarde se Mueve," and KRGV Channel 5 News.
The Rio Grande Guardian was the first online newspaper to launch on the South Texas border, starting out in July, 2005. It is still the market leader, setting the pace and breaking news often before traditional media outlets.