Arturo Arias Polo from the Miami Herald writes about the loss of Cuban icon Rosita Fornes. The multi-faceted jack of all trades left her mark in the world of theatre and cinema. To read more about her, click HERE. PHOTO: Rosita Fornes
Over at NPR, Greg Allen interviews Jose Azel about Operation Pedro Pan, the exile of 14,000 Cuban children who were airlifted from Havana to the U.S from 1960-1962. To learn more and listen to the podcast information/interview, click HERE. PHOTO: Operation Pedro Pan Group
Newly available on Amazon.com is Eduardo F. Peláez’s “Exit Permit”, just published in English after having been released in Spanish In 2007 as “Permiso de Salida”. The fictional characters in Exit Permit live through the historical events of the Cuban exodus in the 1960’s, facing family separation and the search for identity. For Felipe and […]
Great friend of ñ, Rolando LLanes (architect, filmmaker, great nice man) of Civica got interviewed by PBS for their Latino Americans series – and this is great stuff – a wonderful and welcome perspective. This Cuban exile – on being a “uniquely American person”.