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Additionally, the positioning of an undocumented immigrant narrative within a Cuban-American context serves to falsely conflate "undocumented" issues with "Latinx" issues. Many Cuban-Americans do not face struggles specifically pertaining to undocumented status, having attained legal residency ...
After three years of collaborative exhibitions, public interventions and performances staged between Havana, Los Angeles and Miami, "El Acercamiento/The Approach" will present its final Cuban showcase of new multimedia works at sites across Havana in late March-early April. Students from ... Artists

Cubans in the United States who return to live on the island may be able to recover some of their rights as Cubans, but they risk losing some of their U.S. benefits. A string of changes in Cuban migration laws in 2013 allow people who left the island before that date to return to live there -- Cubans call it ...
As part of CofC's Cuba en el Horizonte -- a college-wide celebration of the recent shift in Cuban-American relations as they pertain to politics, education, and the arts -- the college's Department of Theatre presents staged readings of scenes by renowned Cuban-American playwright, Maria Irene Fornes.
Born in Cuba and immigrated to America, Achy Obejas shared stories of the relationships Cubans and Cuban-Americans, like herself, have with their homeland. Obejas spoke to an audience of Linfield students and community members on March 1 in Ice Auditorium. As a fellow of the Woodrow ...

Asked about the Trump administration's efforts to curb immigration -- which is now playing out in all three branches of government -- the 65-year-old Cuban-American businessman lamented that the current rhetoric did not reflect the America he knows. "I think it's a travesty," Medina, who became ...
Despite the fact that the comedian has permeated Cuban American culture, "no one has ever written about his social importance and the consequences of his work," says Laguna, adding that it the first thing he thought of when reading scholarship on Cuban Americans. "Cuban American studies has ...
Harlem Suarez grabbed a jalapeno pepper from his plate and took a big bite. The heavily tattooed Cuban-American crepe... Posted: Jan. 24, 2018 5:36 AM. Updated: Jan. 24, 2018 11:40 AM. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Email. Harlem Suarez grabbed a jalapeno pepper from his ...
But two things we know for sure: People were hurt and the Cuban government knows who did it,” said Cuban-American Sen. Marco Rubio, who presided ... have the final answers.” Vidal wrote on Twitter that more than one million Americans — including Cuban Americans — traveled to the island in 2017.
Roberto Pizano, left, and son Rafael Pizano represent two generations of leadership among the Cuba dissident community in Tampa. People for and against engagement with the Marxist government of Cuba take their inspiration from independence hero Jose Marti, namesake of a memorial park in Ybor ...
Cuban-American author Robert Arellano has built his most successful novels with Akashic Books at this painful intersection of ideology and experience ... Since his youth, Arellano has been acutely aware of the way many Cuban-Americans, especially in Miami, might perceive him or his work as traitorous ...
Helen Obediente and Gino Castellanos at a beach in the province of Matanzas, Cuba during their honeymoon in May 2016. Courtesy: Gino Castellanos. As tensions between the U.S. and Cuba have risen recently, caught in the middle are Cubans and Cuban-Americans on both sides of the Florida straits, ...
“This was the best Christmas gift ever for me, for hundreds of thousands of Cuban-Americans and for the 11 million Cubans on the island. ... On June 16, in a shameful meeting at the Little Havana Manuel Artime Theater with the worst elements of the Cuban-American community and some genuflecting ...
Ministry's Al Jourgensen on New Trump-Era LP, How Pot Changed His Life. The Cuban-American metal pioneer looks back on nearly four decades of music and radical politics. Cuban-American metal pioneer Al Jourgensen discusses Ministry's new record 'AmeriKKKant,' Trump and quitting hard drugs.
Meet the Cuban-American design team that gave Miami City Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' a new look. Designer Isabel Toledo and her husband, artist/designer Ruben redesigned 200 costumes and all the sets of Miami City Ballet's production of George Balanchine's 'The Nutcracker.' Photo: Alexander Iziliaev ...
Everybody should have an uncle like my “Tio” Enrique Menocal. He was truly larger than life. He was … outspoken, fearless, dramatic, fiercely loyal, hopeless, unrepenting, a true patriot of the Cuban cause (more on this later), devout husband, loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. A few years ...

... elected president-elect of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). Her term as president will begin on Jan. 1, 2019. CABA is a non-profit voluntary bar association founded in 1974 by lawyers of Cuban descent. CABA's members include judges, lawyers and law students of all backgrounds interested ...
Gloria Estefan made history by becoming the first Cuban-American to be named a Kennedy Center Honoree. The singer was celebrated on Dec. 3 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., along other artists, including singer Lionel Richie, rapper LL Cool J, television ...
Gloria Estefan is the first Cuban-American artist to be honored at the Kennedy Center. The "Madre del Pop Latino" said that "it is important to have an example of what immigrants offer to this country." Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. Email. Gloria Estefan is the first Cuban-American... Shares. Share.
The 60-year-old star became the first Cuban American to receive Kennedy Center Honors. But the "Mi Tierra" singer wasn't the only one that was one of the firsts, LL Cool J became the first rapper to earn the prestigious award. Along with the two musicians, singer-songwriter Lionel Richie, dancer-actress ...
The 60-year-old star became the first Cuban American to receive Kennedy Center Honors. But the "Mi Tierra" singer wasn't the only one that was one of the firsts, LL Cool J became the first rapper to earn the prestigious award. Along with the two musicians, singer-songwriter Lionel Richie, dancer-actress ...
She expects travel to the island by Cuban Americans will increase. “The new regulations say to Cubans thinking about leaving the island, go ahead because you can always come back.” In January 2013, Cuba liberalized its migratory policies by doing away with a reviled exit visa and permitting Cubans to ...
In this June 12, 2016 photo, Cuban American Miranda Hernandez, center, talks with other youth who traveled with CubaOne program in Havana, Cuba. ... That means, for example, that U.S.-born Cuban-Americans will have to become familiar with the island's political organizations, the socialist constitution ...
In a recruitment effort to beef up their out-of-fashion Communist Party, Cuba is offering citizenship to the U.S.-born children of Cuban-Americans. It may sound unbelievable, but the Cuban government is eagerly pushing the proposal as an “opening” at a time when the United States “closes” all over its social ...
Since then, more U.S.-born Cuban-Americans have expressed interest in dual citizenship as a way to strengthen ties to their ancestral island. This week the government in Havana has begun making that possible. On New Year's Eve it decreed that the foreign-born children of Cuban parents born in Cuba ...
Local Icon Gloria Estefan First Cuban-American Honoree At Kennedy Center Awards Part IICBS This Morning's Nora O'Donnel speaks one-on-one with Gloria Estefan. Local Icon Gloria Estefan First Cuban-American Honoree At Kennedy Center Awards Part ICBS This Morning's Nora O'Donnel speaks one-on-one with ...
Helen Obediente and Gino Castellanos at a beach in the province of Matanzas, Cuba during their honeymoon in May 2016. Courtesy: Gino Castellanos. As tensions between the U.S. and Cuba have risen recently, caught in the middle are Cubans and Cuban-Americans on both sides of the Florida straits, ...
Meet the Cuban-American design team that gave Miami City Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' a new look. Designer Isabel Toledo and her husband, artist/designer Ruben redesigned 200 costumes and all the sets of Miami City Ballet's production of George Balanchine's 'The Nutcracker.' Photo: Alexander Iziliaev ...
Everybody should have an uncle like my “Tio” Enrique Menocal. He was truly larger than life. He was … outspoken, fearless, dramatic, fiercely loyal, hopeless, unrepenting, a true patriot of the Cuban cause (more on this later), devout husband, loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. A few years ...
... elected president-elect of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). Her term as president will begin on Jan. 1, 2019. CABA is a non-profit voluntary bar association founded in 1974 by lawyers of Cuban descent. CABA's members include judges, lawyers and law students of all backgrounds interested ...
Gloria Estefan made history by becoming the first Cuban-American to be named a Kennedy Center Honoree. The singer was celebrated on Dec. 3 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., along other artists, including singer Lionel Richie, rapper LL Cool J, television ...
Gloria Estefan is the first Cuban-American artist to be honored at the Kennedy Center. The "Madre del Pop Latino" said that "it is important to have an example of what immigrants offer to this country." Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Pin. Share. Email. Gloria Estefan is the first Cuban-American... Shares. Share.
The 60-year-old star became the first Cuban American to receive Kennedy Center Honors. But the "Mi Tierra" singer wasn't the only one that was one of the firsts, LL Cool J became the first rapper to earn the prestigious award. Along with the two musicians, singer-songwriter Lionel Richie, dancer-actress ...
Cuban-American lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to consider punishing two top Nicaraguan officials for alleged human rights violations under a so-called “anti-Russia” law. Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is leading a bipartisan group of senators and representatives pressing Trump to ...
"What is important to remember is flights out of Florida — Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa — may be insulated primarily because individuals of Cuban descent will continue to visit family and friends in Cuba," said John Kavulich, president of the U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council.
Hispanic caucus Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) campaigning with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) in Miami in 2016. (David Santiago/El ...
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus, made up strictly of Democrats, rejected Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo's bid to join its ranks ...
SurveyUSA interviewed 405 Cubans from Miami-Dade County FL 10/18/17 through 10/25/17 on behalf of theInspire America Foundation ...
I was born in Miami to Cuban American parents. ... the crucial and defining role Cuban Americans have played in making Miami-Dade County a ...
But, oh, what silly hope lies in the hearts of Cuban Americans waiting ... rules are designed to encourage Cuban-American travel to the island.
All five Cuban Americans from the House signed the letter, including Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-FL, Carlos Curbelo, R-FL, and Alex Mooney, ...
A fourth change will allow Cuban Americans to enter and leave from Cuba ... than 320,000 Cuban-American visitors to Cuba, said Rodriguez.
Cuba policy on Cuban-American travel to the island has political and .... She expects travel to the island by Cuban Americans will increase.
On Dec. 30, 1960, Marisella Veiga, her mother, and two brothers boarded a plane from Havana to Miami. Her father fled a few months later, ...
The Cuban government does not regularly notify the U.S. Embassy about the arrests of Cuban Americans who are U.S. citizens and can deny ...
The organization, which is dedicated to connecting young Cuban Americans with their family and peers on the island, already has a group of ...
Ireland's Che Guevara Stamp Stirs Controversy Among Cuban-Americans ... who consider him a murderer including some Cuban-Americans.
HAVANA - It was days ago that the U.S. announced Cuba must send 15 of its Washington embassy staffers back to Havana, crippling ...
HAVANA - It was days ago that the U.S. announced Cuba must send 15 of its Washington embassy staffers back to Havana, crippling ...


 

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