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Eviction ban’s end will mean major crisis | Commentary

Orlando Sentinel 25 Jul 2021
This hurricane doesn’t strengthen through the warm waters of the Florida Straits, but instead is gaining momentum ...
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We have to help Cubans in their quest for freedom, by Jay Ambrose

Atlantic City 25 Jul 2021
Jay Ambrose Tribune News Service. Like never before in recent times, Cubans are protesting by the thousands ... What should the United States do? Can we help these people?. Yes, we can ... Cubans risked their lives fleeing to Miami through the Florida Straits with a Cuban population in the United States today of more than 1 million. The U.S ... .
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Why the US has to help Cuba

Bangor Daily News 25 Jul 2021
The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com ... Yes, we can ... Cubans risked their lives fleeing to Miami through the Florida Straits with a Cuban population in the United States today of more than 1 million. The U.S.
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The Shattered Mirror: Democracy and Despotism on Both Sides of the Florida Straits, 2021 (Part II)

Creators Syndicate 24 Jul 2021
As a Cuban-born author who lives in Florida and writes about Cuba, my heart, brain and pen are split along both sides of the Florida Straits ... movements on the island and, by the same token, am concerned about efforts to weaken democracy in Florida and the other 50 states.
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Flotilla launches to support Cuban protesters

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 24 Jul 2021
They planned to refuel in Key West before heading into the Florida Straits, said Jose Portieles, who is helping organize the effort ... Cuba considers the boats a provocation ... And most of them aren't activists, but rather Cuban American entrepreneurs who know one another from the South Florida boating community and share a desire to see a free Cuba ... .
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Small flotilla leaves Miami to show support for Cuban people

San Francisco Chronicle 23 Jul 2021
They planned to refuel in Key West before heading into the Florida Straits, said Jose Portieles, who is helping organize the effort ... The group is not armed, Portieles said. And most of them aren't activists, but rather Cuban-American entrepreneurs who know each other from the South Florida boating community and share a desire to see a free Cuba ... .
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Flotilla leaves Miami to head to Cuba to show support for Cuban people

Orlando Sentinel 23 Jul 2021
They planned to refuel in Key West before heading into the Florida Straits, ...
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Boat fleet sails from Miami to international waters outside Cuba in a show of support ...

The Daily Mail 23 Jul 2021
A small group of Cuban Americans got their motorboat engines going early Friday in Miami and headed for international waters near Cuban as a show of support for the countrymen experiencing hardships on the island ... They planned to refuel in Key West before heading into the Florida Straits, said José Portieles, who is helping organize the effort ... .
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Ambrose: U.S. can and should help the Cuban people

Boston Herald 23 Jul 2021
Like never before in recent times, Cubans are protesting by the thousands ... What should the United States do? Can we help these people?. Yes, we can ... In this travesty, President John F ... Cubans risked their lives fleeing to Miami through the Florida Straits with a Cuban population in the United States today of more than 1 million. The U.S ... ....
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We have to act to help Cuba people

The Grand Island Independent 23 Jul 2021
Like never before in recent times, Cubans are protesting by the thousands ... What should the United States do? Can we help these people?. Yes, we can ... In this travesty, President John F ... Cubans risked their lives fleeing to Miami through the Florida Straits with a Cuban population in the United States today of more than 1 million. The U.S ... .
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‘Difficult for people to leave': Spike in Cuban migration stopped after protests began

Finger Lakes Times 22 Jul 2021
These officials have not commented on the reason they think Cuban people have stopped leaving the island to make the dangerous journey across the Florida Straits ... The policy provided a significant incentive to those willing to make the dangerous journey over the Florida Straits.
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Jay Ambrose: We have to help Cuba

The Mercury 22 Jul 2021
Like never before in recent times, Cubans are protesting by the thousands ... What should the United States do? Can we help these people?. Yes, we can ... In this travesty, President John F ... Cubans risked their lives fleeing to Miami through the Florida Straits with a Cuban population in the United States today of more than 1 million. The U.S ... .
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Put Cuba canards aside

The Times & Democrat 22 Jul 2021
Amid protests in Cuba, Americans across the political spectrum have a chance to break with old canards about the country ... It is long past time to try something different. We need to tear down the metaphorical wall that bisects the Florida Straits and permit all manner of sustained engagement ... "Cuba is not yours!" ... There is no freedom of the press ... ....
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‘Difficult for people to leave’: Spike in Cuban migration stopped after protests began

Stars and Stripes 21 Jul 2021
These officials have not commented on the reason why they think Cuban people have stopped leaving the island to make the dangerous journey across the Florida Straits ... The policy provided a significant incentive to those willing to make the dangerous journey over the Florida Straits.
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‘I’m surprised it took so long’: Cubans find anger in their souls

Taipei Times 21 Jul 2021
As another generation of young Cubans expresses frustration about a bleak future, cultural figures do not hold back their support. By Ruaridh Nicoll / The Observer ... Illustration. Mountain People ... Meanwhile, on the other side of the Florida Straits, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez suggested the US government consider airstrikes. ’CLAIMING THEIR RIGHTS’ ... .

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