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A mural with the words "Patria y Vida," or "Homeland and Life," a twist on the Cuban national motto, "Homeland or Death."

In Miami, Cuban American progressives promote civic engagement ahead of midterms

Miami progressives are trying to break the Republican grip on the state’s Latino voters by making cultural connections to Cubans in the US. 

In Miami, Cuban American progressives promote civic engagement ahead of midterms
Residents stand amid their homes damaged by a gasoline truck that overturned and exploded in Cap-Haitien, Haiti

'Haitians deserve a chance to determine their own future,' former US envoy says

'Haitians deserve a chance to determine their own future,' former US envoy says
Demonstrators shout their solidarity with the Cuban people against the communist government, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Hialeah, Florida. Hialeah has the greatest concentration of Cuban exiles in the US.

'Homeland and life': The chant to Cuba’s anti-government protests

'Homeland and life': The chant to Cuba’s anti-government protests
A visit to this farm near Cali, Colombia, inspired Mauricio Zuñiga to become a coffee exporter.

Colombian Deportado Coffee's founder hopes to open a conversation about US immigration

Colombian Deportado Coffee's founder hopes to open a conversation about US immigration
Group of people gather outside a church for a prayers

Cuban Americans make plea to Biden administration for help on immigration limbo

Cuban Americans make plea to Biden administration for help on immigration limbo
A nurse administers a shot to an elderly man wearing a white T-shirt and black pants at his home.

Dual citizens in Mexico seek vaccine options in the US as rollout lags

Mexico's vaccine rollout has been slow and cumbersome. Mexican residents with US citizenship, permanent residency or valid visas are starting to take matters into their own hands.

Dual citizens in Mexico seek vaccine options in the US as rollout lags
A yacht maneuvers near homes on Palm Island

Cities suffer when the 1% leave

Why many of us lose when the wealthiest move out of high-tax cities.

Cities suffer when the 1% leave
Jacob Cuenca of Homestead, Florida, has been daunted by the political campaigns over the past year plus current events. He says he's disappointed with President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus, and he recently switched his vote to Democratic ch

Trump’s pandemic response convinced this Latino Republican to back Biden  

Earlier in the year, Jacob Cuenca, 18, of Homestead, Florida, was excited to vote in his first presidential election. Now, underwhelmed by politics, he’s lost interest and switched his support to Biden. 

Trump’s pandemic response convinced this Latino Republican to back Biden  
A young person with glasses and wearing a floral shirt poses under a tree outside

This undecided Latinx voter wanted police and prison reform on the ballot

Neither of the main presidential candidates — incumbent Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden — speak directly to Ayuso's most pressing issue: getting rid of the prison system.

This undecided Latinx voter wanted police and prison reform on the ballot
Eight square-size pictures of young men and women appear over a white background.

2020 Election: The voting power of Latino youth

VIDEO: Eight Latino first-time voters tell The World about their politics, priorities and concerns leading up to the November presidential election.

2020 Election: The voting power of Latino youth
Jacob Cuenca, 18, a registered Republican, poses outside his home in Homestead, Florida, on May 21, 2020.

The pandemic upended this Latino teen's senior year. Now it's upended his politics.

The coronavirus pandemic turned Jacob Cuenca’s life upside down just before he graduated high school. It's also changed his politics. The Latino teen, who registered as a Republican in March, has switched from a reluctant supporter of President Donald Trump to hesitant supporter of presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

The pandemic upended this Latino teen's senior year. Now it's upended his politics.
4 photos in black and white over a blue background serve to announce an event.

Discussion: The Latino conservative vote in the 2020 election

"Every 30 Seconds” is a collaborative public media reporting project tracing the young Latino electorate leading up to the 2020 US presidential election and beyond.

Discussion: The Latino conservative vote in the 2020 election
Una photo con el collage de 8 retratos de jovenes sobre un fondo negro.

Estos son los jóvenes votantes latinos de 'Cada 30 Segundos'

Aproximadamente cada 30 segundos, un latino cumple 18 años en Estados Unidos. Si se presentaran en las urnas para votar, estos jóvenes latinos podrían cambiar el resultado de las elecciones presidenciales de 2020 en Estados Unidos.

Estos son los jóvenes votantes latinos de 'Cada 30 Segundos'
Jacob Cuenca, 18, is a registered Republican with misgivings about voting for US President Donald Trump in November.

Trump's pandemic response has this conservative Latino teen voter considering Biden

Jacob Cuenca, an 18-year-old registered Republican, planned to cast his first-ever vote for President Donald Trump in this November's election. But the president's missteps during the coronavirus pandemic are driving Cuenca to consider former Vice President Joe Biden instead.

Trump's pandemic response has this conservative Latino teen voter considering Biden
Yaneilys Ayuso, who will vote for the first time in November, remembers their multicultural studies class as the catalyst for their involvement in political organizing.

Pandemic makes social justice issues more personal for this young Florida voter

Yaneilys Ayuso, who will vote for the first time in November, has spent much of the last year trying to encourage Florida youth to get involved in politics. Now, Ayuso's efforts are on hold as the city of Miami — and much of the country — is under lockdown.

Pandemic makes social justice issues more personal for this young Florida voter