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

Which one is correct? Interpreting art in two cities

By Josie Emanuelli ~ Throughout our time in Cuba, we spent a significant amount of time looking at art and analyzing the artist’s relationship with their country and what they were trying to express in their art. So naturally, once we arrived in Miami, an art museum was on the list of places we were … More Which one is correct? Interpreting art in two cities

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

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

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