Taimira Perez eases herself onto the navy sofa in the living room of her townhouse in Miramar Gardens, a private residential community of predominantly low-income property owners in the city of Miami Gardens, near the border of Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Leaning back wearily, the 41-year-old rubs the back of one hand against her temple as Omar, her seven-year-old son, tugs at her free arm, pleading for money to buy firecrackers from the neighbor... More >>>