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End of an era in Cuba? For exiles in Miami, Raúl Castro’s exit is just ...

The Ponca City News 20 Apr 2021
In-page image(s). Body. Enrique Yglesias left Cuba two years ago for a better life ... border, where he asked for asylum ... Far more attention was lavished on the 60th anniversary of the failed, U.S.-sponsored Bay of Pigs invasion, which fell on Saturday — a fact remarked upon on both sides of the Florida Straits ... “It’s time for a new story.” ... U.S. Rep ... .
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End of an era in Cuba? For exiles in Miami, Raúl Castro's exit is just ...

Finger Lakes Times 19 Apr 2021
Enrique Yglesias left Cuba two years ago for a better life ... border, where he asked for asylum ... Raúl Castro is retiring from official power in Cuba at 89 ... Far more attention was lavished on the 60th anniversary of the failed, U.S.-sponsored Bay of Pigs invasion, which fell on Saturday — a fact remarked upon on both sides of the Florida Straits ... U.S. Rep.
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For exiles in Miami, Raúl Castro's exit is just 'more of the same'

Stars and Stripes 19 Apr 2021
MIAMI (Tribune News Service) — Enrique Yglesias left Cuba two years ago for a better life ... border, where he asked for asylum ... Far more attention was lavished on the 60th anniversary of the failed, U.S.-sponsored Bay of Pigs invasion, which fell on Saturday — a fact remarked upon on both sides of the Florida Straits ... It sparked anger. U.S. Rep ... ....
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Cuba's economic woes may fuel America's next migrant crisis

Beijing News 16 Apr 2021
Of the 71,021 asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico for their applications to be processed in the U.S ... Those who can't afford to pay smugglers try to cross the Florida Straits on rafts or small boats called "balsas" - a dangerous 90-mile ocean passage ... In 1965, some 5,000 Cubans embarked from the port of Camarioca in small boats, landing in south Florida.
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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans Crew Repatriates 14 Cuban Migrants 35 Miles Off Florida Coast

Space Coast Daily 15 Apr 2021
COAST GUARD. It's not safe to take to the seas in makeshift vessels that aren't seaworthy. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated 14 Cuban migrants to Cuba Tuesday off the coast of Florida ... Coast Guard. (U.S. Coast Guard image). (U.S ... “The Florida Straits are unpredictable,” said Coast Guard Liaison Officer Lt. Cmdr ... WATCH.
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Cuba replaces 2 high-ranking ministers ahead of Communist Party Congress

Finger Lakes Times 15 Apr 2021
Cuba has replaced two high-ranking ministers in the days before the Communist Party Congress, in which Raúl Castro is expected to retire from politics ... Long lines for increasingly scarce supplies of food have once again become commonplace. Some have resumed embarking on perilous journeys across the Florida Straits, hoping to reach the U.S ... .
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Cuban migrants arrive on shore in the Florida Keys

Yahoo Daily News 10 Apr 2021
The numbers of people making the risky journey across the Florida Straits from Cuba, often in unseaworthy vessels, have increased recently after having plummeted in the years after the Obama administration did away with the so-called “wet-foot, dry-foot” policy in early 2017.
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Hurricane Facts: What was the strongest offseason hurricane to hit Florida?

Finger Lakes Times 08 Apr 2021
However, Florida has experienced plenty of early storms, but only one early hurricane ... The Union Navy’s East Gulf Blockading Squadron mobilizing a blockade working from Pensacola eastward along the coast down to the Florida Straits in an attempt to slow the flow of war material in and out of Confederate ports.
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Human trafficking across the dangerous Florida Straits

Granma Internacional 06 Apr 2021
Attempts to cross the Florida Straits continue to cost the lives of Cuban men, women and children, lured by U.S. government policy that encourages illegal immigration ... .
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How U.S. presidents carry themselves matters to the world

LA Daily News 05 Apr 2021
from the Haitian government sending its destitute in unseaworthy vessels, to Fidel Castro emptying his prisons, sending inmates across the Florida Strait, to Ayatollah Khomeini, keeping American diplomats hostage for over a year ... Since Biden’s inaugural, China has increasingly sent its warplanes to the midpoint of the Taiwan Strait.
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Cuba erects giant concrete flag in front of US embassy

The Times of India 02 Apr 2021
HAVANA ... The 12-meter (40-foot) high flag is on a square that has been the site of many pro-government rallies, including some targeting the United States ... His mother had died while the pair crossed the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Miami and the island nation's authorities wanted to repatriate him to be with his father in Cuba ... Download ... .
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Ken Burns' documentary 'Hemingway' is 'unvarnished picture' of the controversial and larger-than-life writer

Union Leader 28 Mar 2021
... running of the bulls; “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” set during the Spanish Civil War; and the Pulitzer Prize-winning short novel “The Old Man and the Sea,” in which Santiago, a fisherman, wrestles with a marlin near the Florida Straits in an attempt to break his unlucky streak.
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People, not politics, drive Ybor City rally to reopen relations with Cuba

Tampa Bay Times 26 Mar 2021
The movement was founded by Carlos Lazo, 56, who crossed the Florida Straits by raft from Cuba 20 years ago, earned a Bronze Star as a combat medic in war-torn Fallujah during the Iraq War, and has become a cheerleader for Cuba in his job as a Spanish teacher with a Seattle-area school.
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More Cubans making dangerous crossing to America amid worsening economic crisis, says US Coast Guard

The Independent 20 Mar 2021
Officials from the US Coast Guard told CNN that 90 individuals were intercepted in the period October 2020 to March 2021, as they attempted to cross the Straits of Florida ... In the spring, when changes in weather — or so-called “Easter Winds” — occur, the Straits of Florida are particularly unpredictable.
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On anniversary of Obama visit, Cubans fret over whether Biden will resume detente

Yahoo Daily News 20 Mar 2021
Trump may have lost last year's election but he did win the swing state of Florida, in ... Families separated by the Florida Straits are more divided than ever after he reduced the Havana embassy to skeletal staffing, following a series of unexplained illnesses among diplomats.
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