Pedro Pan and the Children from Neverland

By Sam Leinberger ~ Before visiting Cuba and Miami, I had heard passing comments about Operation Pedro Pan, never truly understanding the scope of this operation. Operation Pedro Pan was the mass exodus of unaccompanied Cuban children to the United States. In order to understand this operation, we need to look back at the politics of the time … More Pedro Pan and the Children from Neverland

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

I Dare You

Danya Nadel ~   Today is Sunday, January 17th, 2016. One in the afternoon. The majority of the group has already left to the airport to fly back to New Jersey. I’m impatiently waiting for it to be my time to go. In the first 17 days of the new year this group of students … More I Dare You

Little Havana

Zachary Rimmer ~   La mayoría de mi tiempo en Miami fue en Pequeña Habana. Yo aprendí mucho sobre la historia de la pequeña Habana y los cubanos que se salieron de Cuba. Pequeña Habana es un lugar que los cubanos pueden hacer una nueva casa afuera de Cuba. La influencia de la cultura de … More Little Havana