Alan R. Turin

Alan R. Turin writes from Miami, Florida.

Latest by Alan R. Turin in Chronicles

  • March 1995

    Judicial Tyranny and Minority Rights

    In Miami, Cubans are the majority (53 percent). Hispanics nationally are a minority. For purposes of electoral counting, Hispanic means born outside the United States in a Spanish-speaking country.

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  • March 1993

    The Unreported Story of Hurricane Andrew

    On August 24, 1992, shortly after 3 A.M.. Hurricane Andrew hit the coast at Miami, in South Dade County, Florida. A "Category Four" hurricane on the Saper-Simpson Hurricane Scale, Andrew struck with 145 m.p.h. winds, making it the worst hurricane to hit Miami since 1926.

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