Cuban Miami

4:20 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

Cubans Are Not the Wealthiest Hispanic Americans

Cuban-Americans are no longer the wealthiest Hispanic-Americans in the U.S. leading into this year's presidential election.
Victor Antunez/ Flickr

Historically, Cubans have been among the wealthiest Americans of Hispanic origin. However, according to a report from the Pew Hispanic Center, that's not true anymore.

According to a Pew report, Ecuadorians, Colombians, Peruvians and Salvadorans, all make more money than Cubans.

Ecuadorians have the highest median household income among these groups, at $50,000. The median household incomes for Colombians ($49,500) and Peruvians ($48,000) are slightly less than that.

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11:09 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

The Cuban Sandwich War Is Over, Miami Concedes Defeat

This looks seriously delicious. The question is: Where was it made, Miami or Tampa?

After an incursion by the upstart Miami Cuban community, the people have spoken – Tampa is the true home of the Cuban sandwich.

More than 7,200 people voted at the NPR food blog, “The Salt,” and the results speak for themselves: 57 percent for Tampa, 43 percent for Miami as the true home of the Cuban sandwich.

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Under the Sun
4:36 pm
Thu October 28, 2010

In Their Shoes: A Narrow Escape From Mariel

Boats docked in Key West during the Mariel boatlift.
Dale M. McDonald (Florida State Archives)

Listen as Alfredo Malagon tells WLRN-Miami Herald News reporter Rick Stone the story of a harrowing inspection by Cuban authorities at a detainment camp before his family left the island. 

The music in this piece is “Jazz Sepulchre” by Up, Bustle, and Out.

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