Author: David Perez

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This is Your city: Herencia Cubana

Since the early 1960s, the southernmost major city on the U.S. mainland has been culturally dominated by the island 90 miles to its south, Cuba. So on today’s This Is Your City, I’m taking...

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Wage Gap

Maruta Mang, a 48-year veteran finance executive in the banking industry, is accustomed to receiving a smaller paycheck than her male colleagues. Mang, 84, is a triple minority because she is a woman, an...

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A Miami Local Chases Her Dream

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIqU9flaZnA&authuser=1 Silvia Couillard was born in Cuba and moved to Costa Rica with her 11 year old daughter when she was 30. Three months later she was in Miami and now she lives with...

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Turkey Trot Brings Community Together On Thanksgiving

  Many people celebrate Thanksgiving with a festive dinner surrounded by loved ones, but beginning in 1994, Americans all across the country set a Thanksgiving tradition by running at their local Turkey Trot “The...

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End Plastic Pollution

From poisoning and injuring marine life to disrupting human hormones, from littering our beaches and landscapes to clogging our waste streams and landfills, the exponential growth of plastics is now threatening the survival of...

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Miami Chef Makes Her Dreams a Reality 

Miami is known for its beautiful beaches and fine dinning in areas such as the beach, downtown, Coral Gables, and now Doral. However, a young chef of Cuban descent, Eileen Andrade, began to open...