More Cubans are coming to Florida in their golden years to retire, able to tap U.S. government assistance even though they never lived or worked here. Unlike most other immigrants, Cubans qualify immediately for food stamps and Medicaid.
The same techniques guided ancient Polynesians in the open Pacific and led Sir Ernest Shackleton to remote Antarctica, then oriented astronauts when the Apollo 12 was disabled by lightning — the techniques of celestial navigation. A glimmer of the old lore has returned to the U.S. Naval Academy.