Embed America: Postcard from Little Havana, Miami
Cuban-American seniors at the Domino Club in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood.
July 12th, 2012
08:38 AM ET

Embed America: Postcard from Little Havana, Miami

By John Sepulvado, CNN

Miami, Florida (CNN) - As we travel across the country for Embed America, we'll be sending in the occasional sound postcard from the road. CNN Radio's John Sepulvado sent this postcard from Miami's Little Havana neighborhood, where many older Cuban-American men spend their Saturday afternoon playing games.

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  1. Pete Leclair

    Reading the blogs on the first and second amendments in the U.S is quite interesting cause i live in Canada and the only rights we have also seem to be taken away.Our Government for example can spend 25 billion on planes but can't afford to take care of the seniors who helped make this country what it is,Our Gov is corrupt,they lie and even cheat to get elected.It really pisses me off when bold face lies are told rite to the camera and they get away with it or if we protest we are met with tear gas and extreme police brutality.I sense the people are getting worried and angry for example in Quebec,They decided to increase college tuition which set off a huge protest and some two months later they issued a law stating you cannot protest and you could face fines in the tens of thousands.The Gov just makes up their mind and signs the bill.We live in a society full of brain dead killers rapehounds get more protection than the victims which makes me want to puke.I for one keep the peace but i will not let anyone do what they want while i see it These Killers,Child molesters,Gangs should be put away.The law picks on the weak and do nothing except make excuses for the B.S we see every day.I sure do hope President Obama stays in cause Romney is a complete incompetent Rascist who has lied about his past business dealings and anyone who bets ten thousand dollars on a nationally televised debate tells me something is seriously wrong.Money talks and the B.S walks

    July 12, 2012 at 9:08 am | Report abuse |
    • John S

      Just a quick note on the Quebec college increase: because of austerity measures many governments around the world have decided to raise tuition costs. In Ireland and Spain it's a huge deal, with protests and demonstrations following the governments announcements. In the US we've seen protests in California, Puerto Rico, Wisconsin, Georgia...to tie it back into this post, the two younger Cuban Americans we talked to praise the education they get in the US, and their college education as well. They both said it gave them/will give them opportunities family back home didn't have. But they said it was expensive. One young woman told us she still lives with we grandmother to help pay for college, even though she wants to be independent.

      So I'm just curious: how do you think the state can provide a great education while keeping colleges accessible to financially struggling students?

      July 12, 2012 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |