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Cuban Exiles To Launch Flotilla Protesting Putin

A group of cuban exiles are headed out to sea Saturday in protest of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cuba.

07/12/2014

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Groups Seek Info From US About Exiles Detained In Cuba

Two groups are trying to get information about Cuban Exiles detained on the communist island for an alleged terrorist plot.

05/29/2014

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Cuba Arrests Four Exiles From Miami, Accused Of Plotting Terrorist Acts

Cuba’s Interior Ministry has announced that four Cuban exiles from Miami were arrested after they allegedly planned to carry out terrorist attacks on military installations.

05/07/2014

MIAMI - MARCH 16: Revelers enjoy themselves as they walk along the street during the annual Calle Ocho celebration March 16, 2008 in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida. The event is billed as the largest Hispanic festival in the nation.(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Calle Ocho Serves Up Nostalgia In Little Havana

On the neighborhood’s main street, Calle Ocho, cigar shops, art galleries and souvenir stores try to recapture the nostalgia of the community’s early years.

05/05/2014

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Among Cuban Exiles, An Old Toast Goes Silent

It was a toast repeated yearly since the family arrived from Cuba in the 1960s. Gustavo Pérez Firmat’s family uttered the toast as a wish they anxiously waited to fulfill.

12/29/2013

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Co-Founder Of Ladies In White Visits Miami

A co-founder of the Cuban opposition group Ladies in White, a group of wives and mothers that formed in 2003 after the arrests of 75 government opponents, is meeting with exiles in Miami.

CBS4–04/27/2013

Poet Richard Blanco speaks during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Full Text Of Richard Blanco’s “One Today” Poem

Inaugural Poet, Richard Blanco, read his poem “One Today” at the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

CBS4–01/21/2013

Poet Richard Blanco speaks during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former Miamian Makes History As Obama’s Inaugural Poet

Former Miami resident Richard Blanco has had his voice heard at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration as he became the first Hispanic inaugural poet. He is also the first openly gay one to read a verse at the occasion and at the age of 44, he is also the youngest.

CBS4–01/21/2013

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Former Miamian Is First Latino Selected As Inauguration’s Poet

In roughly two weeks, Richard Blanco will read a poem before millions worldwide at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration. When he does, he will be making history three times over: as the youngest poet, who is openly gay, and a Cuban-American.

CBS4–01/09/2013

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Rubio Denies Embellishing Family History

United States Senator Marco Rubio is dismissing claims that he in any way embellished his family’s history when he claimed repeatedly that his parents were Cuban exiles.

CBS4–10/21/2011

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