At least 44,000 Cubans arrived in the United States in the year ending Sept. 30. It is the highest total since 1994 and 10 percent higher than in the previous 12 months.
Gov. Rick Scott campaigned in 2010 on a promise to create 700,000 jobs and has crisscrossed the state ever since, welcoming employers and proclaiming, "It's Working." But the numbers show that the jobs Scott can most directly deliver to the state are the slowest to arrive.
After a dozen years, the star of Art Basel week in Miami emerges as ... art.