Elderly participants in the Circulo de Abuelos program at Nuestra Señora de la Merced church in Old Havana toast each other with coffee on the rooftop of the elderly center. Cuba has the oldest population in the Americas.
Elderly participants in the Circulo de Abuelos program at Nuestra Señora de la Merced church in Old Havana toast each other with coffee on the rooftop of the elderly center. Cuba has the oldest population in the Americas. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com
Elderly participants in the Circulo de Abuelos program at Nuestra Señora de la Merced church in Old Havana toast each other with coffee on the rooftop of the elderly center. Cuba has the oldest population in the Americas. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com

Mimi Whitefield has covered Latin America and the Caribbean for more than two decades. The Miami Herald’s former Rio de Janeiro bureau chief and a 2017 winner of the Maria Moors Cabot Prize, she now focuses on Cuba coverage.