Bartender Sebastián Fernández had to fly about eight hours from his home in Mexico City to San Juan, Puerto Rico on February 17, 2017. He was scheduled for a guest spot at Old San Juan bar La Factoría, where he’d make and film his entry to the Bacardí Legacy Cocktail Competition, part of his promotional package for the nine-year-old contest. His entry, the Micaela, is named for the Puerto Rican boogaloo song—one that reflects tropical joy, “that happy and fun part that characterizes us and identifies us as Latinos and Caribbean,” he tells me. Fernández was sent home, though—barred from entering the US territory where, despite being citizens, the residents of the island don’t have any say in who becomes[…]