The old Soviet car isn't even in the United States. But there's a guy selling Lada parts in Miami. Call hm the Lada whisperer. Cuban expats flock to him, getting the parts for the many old Ladas still chugging along Cuba's streets.
Officially, nothing has changed about the long-standing US-Cuban immigration policy, commonly known as the "wet foot, dry foot" policy. But rumors in Cuba are circulating that the policy will soon end, closing the door on many Cubans who seek refuge in the US.
Alicia Zuckerman finds out how Florida Haitian are dealing with the temporary policy to provide protective status for Haitian immigrants. Edwige Danticat discusses the unique position that she holds as artist in the midst of such a huge public disaster.
With 21,000 Haitian American students, along with a recent influx of Haitian students who have fled their country, Miami-Dade schools have struggled with the aftermath of Haiti's earthquake perhaps more than any other school system in the United States.
Even after you restore safety and security, how do you begin to rebuild? Along with severe damages to infrastructure in the wake of the earthquake, Haitians are trying to deal with economic issues brought into sharp relief by the disaster.
When the House of Representatives voted to approve a Senate-passed health care bill, 32 million Americans came closer to receiving medical coverage. What does this mean for the thousands of American hospitals tasked with treating them?
More than two weeks after the earthquake struck in Haiti, destroying homes and tearing apart families, Haitians are scrambling to find new places to live. It is expected that many may seek refuge in Miami.