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“The struggle begins”: A book about Cubans in the US

Guest: Victor Andres Triay, author of "The struggle begins".  This is a Cuban story circa 1960-62. CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN: ;The struggle begins;: A book by Victor Andres Triay.....http://t.co/u0keKwZK9D — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 27, 2013    

“2 Cubanitos” remember growing up Cuban in the US!

We love reminiscing about our experiences of growing up Cuban in the US. We were all inspired years ago when our friend Carlos Eire wrote his Pedro Pan memoirs.    I think that Carlos' work reminded all of us that there was a Cuban past to be discussed and stories to be shared. Furthermore, we all […]

Update on “Wassup en LA?” Kickstarter campaign

A while back, I shared an interview with some of the people behind a sitcom called "Wassup en LA?" As I mentioned before, the project is seeking funding via Kickstarter, an online platform by which you can make a pledge that only gets charged if they reach their fundraising goals. Now, based on the comments […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 12

This is the 12th in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. In this part I wanted to examine how the three Cuban-American congressional incumbents from South Florida fared in comparison to John McCain. In order […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 11

This is the eleventh in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. The chart above shows the 2004 and 2008 election results in the 6 zip codes I've analyzed. These are 6 of the most Cuban […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 10

This is the tenth in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. In Part 6, I analyzed the precincts that are located in the 33010 zip code. According to 2000 census estimates (the latest info I […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 9

This is the ninth in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. In Part 4, I analyzed the precincts that are located in the 33144 zip code. According to 2000 census estimates (the latest info I […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 8

This is the seventh in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. In Part 1, I analyzed the precincts that are located in the 33175 zip code. According to 2000 census estimates (the latest info I […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 7

This is the seventh in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. In Part 3, I analyzed the precincts that are located in the 33165 zip code. According to 2000 census estimates (the latest info […]

Searching for “the shift”, a partial recap

So far, since the election, I have analyzed six of the most high density Cuban zip codes in Miami-Dade County. The aggregate Cuban density in these zip codes is 64.5% according to 2000 census data. As the table above indicates, 67.6% of the votes cast for president in these six zip codes were cast for […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 6

This is the sixth in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. Each time I will be examining a different zip code with a high proportion of Cuban-Americans living in it. This time it's 33010. As […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 5

This is the fifth in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. Each time I will be examining a different zip code with a high proportion of Cuban-Americans living in it. This time it's 33013. As […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 4

This is the fourth in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. Each time I will be examining a different zip code with a high proportion of Cuban-Americans living in it. This time it's 33144. As […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 3

This is the third in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. Each time I will be examining a different zip code with a high proportion of Cuban-Americans living in it. This time it's 33165 As […]

Searching for “The Shift” Part 2

This is the second in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Other posts in this series can be found here. Each time I will be examining a different zip code with a high proportion of Cuban-Americans living in it. This time it's 33012 As […]