Little Havana NET

Calle Ocho

Little Havana Community

Little Havana has the  highest concentration of Hispanics (98%). Within the Hispanic population the Cuban population has experienced a substantial decrease from 84% in 1979 to 58% in 1989; however, a group of Hispanics from other countries, especially the Nicaraguan population has substantially increased in the last 14 years.

Local commercial establishments, located along commercial strips, serve the neighborhood and the City. They offer art galleries, restaurants, specialty retail merchandise that includes cigar manufacturing, piñata stores and others.

Francis Suarez

Joe Carollo - District 3

Other Elected Officials:
Miami-Dade County
Commissioner Bruno A. Barreiro-District 5


State of Florida

State Representative Luis Garcia-District 107

School Board:
Dade County Public Schools


Riverside Elementary Community School
Dade County Public Schools
Sharon Lopez, Principal
1190 SW 2nd Street
Miami, Florida 33130
(305) 547-1313


Miami-Dade College, Interamerican Campus

Gina Cortes-Suarez, President

627 SW 27th Avenue

Miami, FL 33135

(305) 237-6186

Citrus Grove Elementary

Gwendolyn Haynes-Evans, Principal

2121 NW 5th Street

Miami, Florida 33125

(305) 642-4141


Ada Merritt K-8 Center

Carmen Garcia, Principal

660 SW 3rd Street

Miami, Florida 33130

(305) 326-0791


Mater Academy East

Betty Riera, Principal

450 SW 4th Street

Miami, Florida 33130

(305) 324-4667


Cuban American National Council, Inc.

Little Havana Institute

Isabel Navas, Principal and Vice President, Educational Programs

1223 SW 4th Street

Miami, Florida 33135

(305) 649-2952 ext. 116

City of Miami

Miami-Dade County

Jose Marti Park

Henderson Park

Riverside Park

Medical Institutions:
Dr. Rafael Penalver Clinic
Jackson Health System
971 NW 2nd Street
Miami, Florida 33128
(305) 545-5180
(305) 325-3450


Senior Centers:

Little Havana Activities and Nutrition Center

Rafael Villaverde Center

Ramon Perez, Director

700 SW 8th Street

Miami, Florida 33130

(305) 856-2288


Ponce Plaza Nursing and Rehab Center

Desiree Sebastian-Santiago, Administrator

335 SW 12th Avenue

Miami, Florida 33130

(305) 545-6695

Miami Police:
South District Substation
2200 West Flagler St.
(305) 643-7160

Fire Stations

City of Miami Fire Station # 3
1103 NW 7th St.
Miami, Florida
(305) 575-5223

Transportation Information

Voter/Election Information

Kid Care Outreach Centers:
Centro Mater Childcare & Neighborhood Center
418 SW 4th St.
Miami, FL 33130
(305) 545-0760

Lincoln Marti Schools
888 SW 8th St.
Miami, FL 33130
(305) 285-7270

Joseph Caleb District Court
5400 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite # 205
Miami, FL 33142
(305) 275-1155

Coral Gables District Court
3100 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL  33134
(305) 275-1155

Emergency Evacuation Zones

Cable Service areas:
Comcast Cable (305)232-8132
Bell South Entertainment (877) 463-4448