Video of the Day: Cuban culture and Cuban Americans thriving in Louisville, Kentucky

Via Louisville’s WHAS11:

‘Freedom, faith and opportunities’: The path from Cuba to Louisville becomes more prominent each year

Cuban Culture in Louisville grows quicker as time goes on — in food, tradition, and sheer population size.

With Hispanic Heritage month in full swing, WHAS11 is highlighting Cuban American communities in Louisville.

Cuban Culture in Louisville grows quicker by the year — in food, tradition, and sheer population size.

“You walk the city, you drive through the city, you see a Cuban American business on every corner, and people are doing well,” Berta Weyenberg said.

Tens of thousands of Cubans have come to the Louisville area in the last two decades, according to the Cuban American Association of Kentucky. But to truly understand the growth, we must hear the origin stories and what led so many to make the Commonwealth their permanent home.

“I’ve been here for 15 years in Louisville Kentucky,” Darien Barrios said. He called it his “second land.”

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