In this image released by the Tribeca Film Festival, Elian Gonzalez appears in the film ‘Elian.’ Gonzalez at 23 tells what he remembers of the moment when his mother drowned at sea while trying to reach the Florida coast with him in 1999.
In this image released by the Tribeca Film Festival, Elian Gonzalez appears in the film ‘Elian.’ Gonzalez at 23 tells what he remembers of the moment when his mother drowned at sea while trying to reach the Florida coast with him in 1999. Ross McDonnell AP
In this image released by the Tribeca Film Festival, Elian Gonzalez appears in the film ‘Elian.’ Gonzalez at 23 tells what he remembers of the moment when his mother drowned at sea while trying to reach the Florida coast with him in 1999. Ross McDonnell AP

Poor Elián González is still a political pawn

May 23, 2017 7:50 PM

About Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

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Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter and editor since 1980.