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.
On Monday, Cuba dropped requirements for a government exit visa to leave the island..
Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan courted Cuban-Americans in Little Havana on Saturday morning.
A humbled Ozzie Guillen met the press at Marlins Park Tuesday morning to try to atone for the damage he did when he praised Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Guillen blamed the controversy on a misinterpretation from Spanish to English, but took full blame for the controversy.
Newt Gingrich may be surging in the overall polls, he has a big weakness amongst a key group Republicans must have in Florida if they hope to carry the state in the fall.