Place a pot over medium-high heat. Add the water, salt, pepper, whole scallions, cumin, sazon Goya and pork ribs, bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium- low. Cook for about 35 to 40 minutes. Discard the scallions.
Add potato, hominy, thyme and hogao, cover and cook for 25 minutes more or until the pork is cooked.