FLORIDA – Little Havana Condo Residents Endure Weeks Without Power
Miami New Times: Little Havana Condo Residents Endure Weeks Without Power
By Allie Conti
August 29, 2013
Carlos spent his first week of kindergarten sleeping in a hotel and then in a hallway. He lives with his dad, hulking King of Diamonds employee Alex Velasquez, in the Altos de Miami condo building in Little Havana, near Flagler Street and SW 22nd Avenue. His unit is one of 47 that’s been without power since August 7.
At first, the building put Velasquez and his family up in a $120-a-night hotel. It wasn’t the Ritz-Carlton, but it wasn’t a Motel 6 either. All in all, it wasn’t so bad. On August 15, a note came under the door that said it was time to pack up and head home. Read more: