Fabiola Santiago

June 15, 2012 5:00 AM

Spain’s troubles hit close to home in Miami

For those of us who love Spain — and there are scores of us in South Florida — the images coming across the Atlantic are alarming and even heartbreaking: An angry woman in Barcelona clanging a cooking pot next to a nervous man making a withdrawal at an ATM. Poignant, massive demonstrations through major cities. Masked miners in Asturias province firing homemade rockets from makeshift bazookas at the Civil Guard and burning tires along a highway to block traffic.

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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.

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