MAYOR: Jorge Valdes became the first Cuban-born mayor Sweetwater in 1978. He would later serve nine years on the Miami-Dade County Commission as its first Hispanic commissioner.
MAYOR: Jorge Valdes became the first Cuban-born mayor Sweetwater in 1978. He would later serve nine years on the Miami-Dade County Commission as its first Hispanic commissioner. Courtesy Michael Valdes
MAYOR: Jorge Valdes became the first Cuban-born mayor Sweetwater in 1978. He would later serve nine years on the Miami-Dade County Commission as its first Hispanic commissioner. Courtesy Michael Valdes