Miami banana republic

Miami has been represented as having the characteristics of a "banana republic." Do you think that the label is deserved?
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Waves of immigration from Cuba^*
before 1959 1959-1964 1965-1974 1975-1984 after 1984 born in the USA
Miami banana republic^ 1 YES Count 11 30 28 27 33 37
Col % 26.2% 14.0% 12.0% 18.9% 18.4% 28.9%
2 NO Count 27 166 181 100 109 75
Col % 64.3% 77.2% 77.7% 69.9% 60.9% 58.6%
3 NOT SURE Count 4 19 24 16 37 16
Col % 9.5% 8.8% 10.3% 11.2% 20.7% 12.5%
Total Count 42 215 233 143 179 128
Col % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%