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Photo Gallery: La Griteria celebration in Little Havana | Dec. 7, 2014

Hundreds attend a La Griteria celebration at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Little Havana on Sunday, Dec. 7. La Griteria -- a boisterous celebration that translates roughly to “the yelling” is a Catholic religious holiday in Nicaragua. Followers pray and sing traditional songs in front of an altar with an image of Virgin Mary. The altar could be placed anywhere from a corner of a family house to a big stage. It is celebrated every Dec. 7.

Midtown

Photo Gallery | UrbanPromise program

Local artists paint a mural in Wynwood to help children and adolescents as part of the UrbanPromise program. Now in its fifth year, the program benefits children in Little Havana and other low-income neighborhoods in Miami.

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Cubans finding comfort, nostalgia in Russian products

Miami Cubans who grew up on the island before the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 are turning to Russian and European stores in South Florida to satisfy their cravings for yesteryear. Cuba was heavily dependent on Soviet subsidies in the 1980s.