Every Sunday, mothers, daughters and wives dress in white to attend mass and set out on their mission. After the service, the Damas de Blanco head toward Fifth Avenue in Havana to silently protest the unjust incarceration of their relatives and the lack of basic human rights in Cuba. The head of Damas de Blanco,…
Jaime Suchlicki, an Emilio Bacardi Moreau Distinguished Professor of History and director of the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (ICCAS) at UM, made the list of “Top 100 Latinos in Miami.” The selections were made by the Fundacion Fusionarte of Spain, a prominent group specializing in European, Latin American and American minorities. After years of honoring Hispanics in Spain, Fusionarte decided to continue the tradition in Miami and solicited the help of a group of community leaders and businessmen within the Miami area.
It appears the University of Miami has doubled its number of former cabinet members on staff. Former Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez, who served under President George W. Bush from 2005-2008, has been hired as a non-resident scholar at UM’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies (ICCAS).
Posters advertising the University of Miami’s Bill Cosford Cinema’s weekend showing of “Che,” a film about militant revolutionary Che Guevara, were vandalized Thursday evening. “Asesino,” meaning murderer, were scrawled across cases housing the two posters.