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How I Kept My Pepa In My Pants at The Rums of Puerto Rico Event

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How I Kept My Pepa In My Pants at The Rums of Puerto Rico Event

Sujeiry Kissing Bacardi Rum at The Rums of Puerto Rico EventI’ve always said Puerto Rico does it better, at least when it comes to their chacho-bro shouting jibaros who heat up my pepa™ as quickly as a strong Bacardi and Coke. But now I am with a Dominican man and can only adore La Isla Del Encanto’s men from afar.

Que mierda!

As one can imagine, this posed quiet a challenge for me when attending the Rums of Puerto Rico event on Wednesday, February 23rd. I walked through the tall, glass doors of MSG’s Transportation Room and felt I had been transported to Coquiville. Puerto Rican men were everywhere. Behind the bar, speaking in front of the podium, on the picturesque promotional video for the brand: they were everywhere. To keep out of trouble, I mingled with a group of lovely and talented Latina writers and beauties.

This included Helen Troncoso, who is a writer and also Ms. NY Nuestra Belleza Latina 2011, Divina from Dancing Hotdogs, and Elizabeth Carrion, a Dominican writer and public relations guru who loves la cocina.

Sujeiry Gonzalez and Elizabeth Carrion at The Rums of Puerto Rico Event

Soon, I made my way to the bar where I did not flirt with the bartender. I ignored his sing-song Spanish and soft, jet black mane and instead paraded in front of the many bottles that were present. My passion for Puerto Rican rum was soon ignited as I reminisced about my college days, where Bacardi and I whispered sweet nothings into each others ear.

Bacari Rum at The Rums of Puerto Rico Event in NYC

Oh, how I love thee.

And so it was that I remained faithful to my boyfriend. Though Puerto Rico does it better, I have the willpower and resilience of a doña from Los Naranjos, Dominican Republic.  Still, I must give credit where credit is due.

With the help of Bacardi, I can do anything.

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.


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