Henry Neumann

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Henry Neumann (b. 1950 in Cuba) is a sportsman and attorney, and the current[when?] Secretary of Sports and Recreation of Puerto Rico.[1]

A former basketball player, he served for many years as president of Puerto Rico's National Superior Basketball league.[2]

In March 2008, he aspired to become one of the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico's six at-large Senate candidates at the PNP primaries, but ended up in seventh place.[3]

In June 2008, he was selected as a member of the 2010 Central and Caribbean Games Organizing Committee. The Games will be held in Mayagüez during the summer of 2010. To facilitate the government's collaboration with the Games, Governor Luis Fortuño appointed him to chair a 25-member coordinating committee, composed of Puerto Rico government agency heads.

On October 26, 2015, Neumann announced his Senate candidacy on behalf of the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico.


  1. ^ VÁZQUEZ, KEYVAN ANTONIO HEYDARI (6 April 2009). "Team From Puerto Rico Is in the Land of the Soccer Giants". The New York Times. Retrieved 9 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Paese, Gabrielle (20 September 2002). "Superior Basketball League Chief: New NCAA Status Is A Blessing". Puerto Rico Herald. Retrieved 9 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Primarias 2008 on CEEPUR