Daily Archives: April 18, 2010
Elian gone but not forgotten by Cubans 10-year anniversary of controversy By Carlos Frias, The Palm Beach Post 10:15 a.m. EDT, April 18, 2010
Thousands of white blooms on Delfin Gonzalez’s avocado tree are starting to become fruit, and that… Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 04.18.10 Success stories: Mariel refugees 30 years later BY AMINDA MARQUES GONZALEZ amarques@MiamiHerald.com
Ivonne Cuesta knows the sting of a single word: Marielita.
As a 7-year-old, she was among the 125,000 Cubans who voyaged across the Florida… Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 04.17.10 Cuban cigar legend Robaina dead at 91
HAVANA — Cuban tobacco grower Alejandro Robaina, an international symbol of the island’s cigar-making prowess, died Saturday. He was 91.
Cuban state television announced his death, and the state… Continue reading