Stories with 'Cuba' tag

Miami leaders give us a peek inside Obama’s Cuba visit

You all heard about President Obama’s trip to Cuba. Here are a few stories you haven’t heard yet.

/ March 29, 2016


A basic gringo’s guide to Cuban culture

I was a super basic white person when I moved to South Florida. Now I can drink cafecitos like any Cuban 12-year-old.

/ March 14, 2016


Bringing the original ‘makers’ from Cuba to Miami

It seemed natural to include Cubans — known for making something out of nothing because of perennial scarcity — in this year’s Miami Mini Maker Faire.

/ February 16, 2016


What the US-Cuba commercial flight agreement means for you

Travel to Cuba is about to get a whole lot easier for Americans.

/ February 16, 2016


Revisiting Havana

Marlen Quintana left Cuba for Miami when she was just 8 years old. Our photographer went to Havana and revisited the places she remembered best, recapturing the past as Cuba stands at a crossroads.

/ December 7, 2015


Traditional Cuban meets Nuevo Cubano

Delve into how Little Havana traditions met Miami innovation to transform our city’s food scene.

/ August 26, 2015


How Cuban food became Miami food

In the first of this two part series, we’re exploring how the evolution of Cuban food in Miami is inextricably linked with the history of Miami’s Cuban culture.

/ August 19, 2015


Breaking the familial embargo with Vanessa Garcia

We sat down for a conversation with Vanessa Garcia, an author, playwright, and visual artist sharing Miami stories from the perspective of an American born Cuban.

/ August 11, 2015


Meet the filmmakers who captured “13 Million Voices” in Cuba

Brother and sister filmmaking and activist team Chris and Janelle Gueits are passionate about Cubans and the Cuban-American experience. Their film “13 Million Voices,” a documentary about a 2009 concert for peace in Cuba, freedom of expression and the experience of Cuban youth, debuts at Miami International Film Festival on March 11. Find out what this dynamic duo learned about their heritage, and why they chose to take on this ambitious project.

/ February 26, 2015