Florida is home to the largest Haitian community in the US with more than 300,000 people of Haitian ancestry.

Miami’s Little Haiti: What is lost when a community is displaced?


The Haitian population of Miami has remained unchanged since the beginning of the century, with about 30,000 people. But little remains of the neighborhood that Maria and Viter Juste founded in the 1970s that came to be known as Little Haiti.

A young woman wearing a white shirt in the forefront of a colorful mural

‘Finding my home’: Mural features student poem about move to Miami

three students smiling and wearing MIT sweatshirts

How Miami Dade College teaches students to learn, live in a bilingual world

Singer Gloria Estefan performs at the Statue of Liberty Museum opening celebration at Battery Park, in New York, May 15, 2019.

Gloria Estefan is set to be the first Hispanic woman to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

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

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


Ambassador Daniel Foote — former US special envoy for Haiti — told The World’s host Carol Hills that the US, though moving in the right direction now, hasn’t been doing right by Haiti.

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


“We never wrote the song for us. We didn’t do it to get attention. We did it for the people. We did [it] because we want change,” said Cuban singer Randy Malcom, about his song, “Patria y vida,” in an interview with The World’s Latin America correspondent, Jorge Valencia.

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


Mauricio Zuñiga was deported to Colombia after living in Florida for four decades. Now, he exports specialty coffee to the United States. He hopes the name, Deportado Coffee, sparks conversations about the US immigration system.

Group of people gather outside a church for a prayers

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


A popular program for reuniting Cuban families in the US has been on pause since 2017. Now, many families are asking the Biden administration to restart it.

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.