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Interview with Roberto Guzmán

Interview with Robert Guzmán, a lawyer, linguist, and writer who graduated from law school in both Santo Domingo and Paris. He is a medical translator in eight different languages and a member…

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Interview with Tiberio Castellanos

Interview with Tiberio Castellano, Dominican journalist, radio and TV host, poet, and cultural and political activist. From a youthful opposition activist against Rafael Leonidas Trujillo´s…

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Interview with Carl Juste

Interview with Carl Juste, a Haitian-Cuban-American photojournalist who grew up in New York and moved to Miami with his family as a child. He is the son of Haitian-American community leader Viter…

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Interview with Nixon St-Hubert (DJ Nickymix)

Interview with Nixon St-Hubert, a Haitian DJ singer who goes by the stage name Nickymix. He has become one of the most famous Haitian DJs and performs at all of the major Haitian music festivals. His…

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Interview with Nora Sandigo

Nora Sandigo is a community activist, co-founder of Fraternidad Nicaragüense (1989), and current director of American Fraternity. She promotes pro-amnesty campaigns, lobbies for immigration…

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Interview with Francisco Portillo

Interview with Francisco Portillo, a political activist in Miami who currently runs an organization helping Honduran immigrants. He is the founder and president of Organizacion Hondurena Francisco…

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Interview with Fr. Alejandro López

Interview with Alejandro Lopez, a priest whose life has revolved around service and ministry. Fr. Lopez was born in Cuba, lived in Canada for a while, before finally settling in Honduras, where he…

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Interview with Elizabeth Guérin

Interview with Elizabeth Guérin, a Haitian television host who started her TV and radio career at the age of eight. At fifteen, she acted in Woy Les Voilà, which was Haiti’s most…

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Interview with Dr. Freddie G. Young

Interview with Dr. Freddie Young, a retired principal and administrator of Miami-Dade County schools. She is of Bahamian descent. While working for the county, she also became as an activist in Miami…

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Interview with Federico Uribe

Interview with Federico Uribe, a Colombian artist who now works in Miami. His artwork focuses mainly on taking everyday objects and intertwining or “recycling” them in imaginative ways.…

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Interview with Patricia Sowers

Interview with Patricia Sowers, an American of Cuban descent and retired teacher and social worker who worked with Cuban refugees and disability services for the city of Coral Gables. In this…

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Interview with María Rodriguez

Interview with María Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Florida Immigrant Coalition (FLIC). María was born in Kansas and grew up in Puerto Rico. She describes her background as…

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Interview with Lucy Canzoneri-Golden

Interview with Lucy Canzoneri Golden, co-director of Coral Reef Montessori School. Lucy was born in Colombia, but grew up in Queens, New York. She graduated from high school in 1978 and attended…

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Interview with Elizabeth Baez

Interview with Elizabeth Baez, Puerto Rican artist. Originally born in Brooklyn, New York, she moved to Puerto Rico at the age of 12 and stayed there with her family for the next 4-5 years. She then…

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Interview with Firelei Báez

Interview with Firelai Baez, artist. She was born in the Dominican Republic and immigrated to Miami at the age of nine. Firelei studied psychology in Miami-Dade and received a BFA from Cooper Union…

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Interview with Marlon Hill

Interview with Marlon Hill, international corporate and transactional attorney. He was born in Kingston, Jamaica and attended a Jesuit secondary school there. Marlon moved to Miami in the summer of…

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