Eydie Cubarrubia


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  • 16 years ago | Longform

    The beep of the money-wiring machine is almost nonstop, the line is growing, and Agnes Essien is working harder than she expected during the last days of August. If the customers don't want to send cash to loved ones, then they're bringing in paym...

  • 16 years ago

    In daylight it's easy to find the massive, two-story, square, white building trimmed in cobalt and gold with its name etched in Flintstones-like letters above the front archway. Kids and adults, playing and exercising, are clearly visible through ...

  • 16 years ago

    Ohboyohboyohboyohboy! The exclamation might as well be inscribed in cartoon voice balloons extending from the panting mouths of canines great and small as their owners let them scramble from cars and minivans in a parking lot at the T-Rex Technolo...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    In May of last year, state legislators and bureaucrats traveled around Florida to tout a new "Tough Love" package for delinquents that Gov. Jeb Bush had signed. The carnival of suits and ties who stood smiling for photo ops included Department of ...

  • 17 years ago | Longform

    Milton Jones's two-story, brick-and-barrel-tile home on Sunrise Key is a statement of quiet dignity. A two-car garage and circular driveway offer enough space for three Mercedes Benzes. Inside the house, rich fabrics in cream and coral hues domina...

  • 17 years ago

    Belle Glade is a city where the difference between the haves and the have-nots is more than the four-lane highway that separates affluent and poor neighborhoods. In the less-fortunate section of this isolated chunk of western Palm Beach County, mo...


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