Miami: A City of Latino Immigrants

U.S. relations with Cuba are slowly changing and no population is more interested and divided than within Miami, the nation’s most prominent Cuban American community. Listen as Cuban Americans share their views on the issues and challenges facing this historical attempt to reduce tensions and establish international détente.

Myen Garcia

Myen Garcia came to Miami from Cuba when she was ten years old and could not speak any English. She was a straight A student in Cuba but struggled in the U.S. until she was placed in ESOL classes with Olga Ramos.

By: Jackie Villavicencio and Zach Woodward


Maria Cabrella

Ova Deveron

Sarah Suarez

Roberto Solis

Juanica Marsha

Myen Garcia

Tamara Alverado

Jaime Suchlicki