A poll by Florida International University shows shifting attitudes among Cuban Americans when asked about U.S. policy toward Cuba.
Second generation Cuban-Americans in Miami-Dade and newer arrivals from the island nation have shifted the view on ending the embargo and resuming diplomatic relations.
Scott’s latest bid to redo his image came Monday when Florida joined more than three dozen other states in the nation that offer in-state tuition rates to high school students living in the country illegally.
New numbers released Monday show the number of U.S. visitors to Cuba continues to rise despite a more than five-decade long embargo that is still in place.
It was supposed to be a show of solidarity with the Venezuelan people on Thursday but as with all things at Doral City Hall, it came with a side dish of drama. Tempers were flaring and there was some yelling.
It was a toast repeated yearly since the family arrived from Cuba in the 1960s. Gustavo Pérez Firmat’s family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill.
The pain we’re seeing at the passing of Nelson Mandela extends to South Florida where possibly no one feels it more than Miami attorney H.T. Smith.
As the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, many in Miami remember his connection to South Florida. It was a visit that caused controversy, division, and, in the end made a difference for African-Americans here.
It appears tourism is down in Cuba as fewer visitors from the United States and southern Europe visit the country according to Cuba’s National Statistic Office (ONE).
In Florida, during the 2012 presidential elections, more Hispanics showed up to vote than other states with large Latino populations.