Inaugural Poet, Richard Blanco, read his poem “One Today” at the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
Former Miami resident Richard Blanco has had his voice heard at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration as he became the first Hispanic inaugural poet. He is also the first openly gay one to read a verse at the occasion and at the age of 44, he is also the youngest.
In roughly two weeks, Richard Blanco will read a poem before millions worldwide at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. When he does, he will be making history three times over: as the youngest poet, who is openly gay, and a Cuban-American.
The mystery of an empty Cuban raft found near Black Point Marina in Cutler Bay over the weekend may have been solved.
Using a homemade boat powered by a 1950’s Russian car engine, 18 migrants made their way to South Florida early Wednesday morning.
Eight Cuban migrants intercepted off Key West in a makeshift boat have been repatriated by the U.S. Coast Guard.
U.S. Immigration officials are seeing the the number of undocumented Cubans rising.
The U.S. Coast Guard has noted an increase in the last couple of months in the number of Cuban migrants intercepted at sea as they made their way to the U.S.