US-Cuba Relations

By Bri Vazquez Smith ~ Today we went to Florida International University for a lecture and conversation on US Cuba relations led by Jorge Duany, Director of the Cuban Research Institute at FIU. I think it’s always interesting to hear different people’s opinions from both sides, and he shared a popular opinion, that the embargo … More US-Cuba Relations

The Two Havanas

By Michael Malone ~ Today we got a tour of Little Havana in Miami Florida, the tour was a great way to learn about the area and all of its small secrets. Our tour guide was a local author who wrote one of the books that we were assigned to read on the trip. In … More The Two Havanas


By Michael Malone ~  Today we started our day by going to the United States embassy where we had a lecture with a member of the embassy staff. The lecture explained the history of the relationship between the United States and the Cuban government and people. The embassy itself is located right along the main … More Embarrysing

Los Cubano-Americanos en Miami: Lo que aprendí

Monica Callaghan~  Durante nuestra estancia, tuvimos muchos lectores. Un lector en Miami, José Smith, fue muy informativo e hizo muchas cosas buenas para la población cubana en Miami. Nsotros aprendemos que hay seis olas de inmigración de los cubanos a los Estados Unidos. Empezaron en 1959 durante la revolución Cubana. Comienza con la clase aristocrática, después … More Los Cubano-Americanos en Miami: Lo que aprendí