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Cubans in Miami

The Toast Cuban Exiles Don't Say Much Anymore

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 12.29.2013 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — In their first years of exile from Cuba in the 1960s, Gustavo Pérez Firmat's family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited ...

Good Night, Noche Buena

Vanessa Garcia | Posted 02.18.2014 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Garcia

My aunt's living room would be full of music, the kids would bang on tambourines and the old men would dance like this was the last time they'd ever swing their hips to a slow melancholy ballad, or kick to the beat of a rousing meringue.

The Clash Of Cuban Exiles

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 10.07.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- MIAMI (AP) — At a small store on Eighth Street near Miami's Little Havana, Armando Perez paid $25 to activate his daughter's cell phone in ...

Cubans Get Taste Of U.S. Tourism

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 09.22.2013 | Latino Voices

MIAMI -- At 67, Cuban taxi driver Benito Perez had never been on a plane. For years, friends in Miami had invited him to visit, but he couldn't affor...

'Cuba Outside Cuba'

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 05.23.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- When Cuban hunger striker Guillermo Farinas arrived in Miami, he said he was prepared to face rejection from radical members of the Cuban-Ame...

Opposition Leader Visits Cuban Exiles

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The leader of a Cuban opposition group awarded Europe's top human rights prize spoke strongly against the Castro brothers during...

WATCH: Yoani Sanchez Brings Miami To Its Feet

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 04.02.2013 | Miami

BY CHRISTINE ARMARIO, ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI — They came from all over to hear her speak. Old Cuban ladies with wrinkled faces and pristine makeu...

Cubans on the Island and Cubans Around the World: We Are All Just Cubans, Period

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.01.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

I've asked myself many times what led and so many other people in the world to see Cubans inside and outside the Island as two separate worlds. How was it that a government, a party, a man in power, claimed the right to decide who should claim our nationality and who should not?