<![CDATA[Mariel - Special Report |]]> http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/ en-us Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:06:39 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:06:39 EDT Mariel 60 webmaster@miamiherald.com MarieleƱos hold reunion in Miami to honor Mariel - their hometown before the boatlift http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1937092.html#storylink=rss A banquet hall in west Miami-Dade on Sunday became a time machine of sorts to the early Twentieth Century Cuba -- and the town of Mariel. One of the ``travelers'' was Gertrudis Balsindri, who was born in the coastal town 25 miles east of Havanaon Nov. 17, 1900 -- that makes her 109.

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Sun, 24 Oct 2010 20:57:00 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1937092.html
MarieleƱos hold reunion to celebrate the other Mariel http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1937065.html#storylink=rss A banquet hall in west Miami-Dade on Sunday became a time machine of sorts to the early Twentieth Century Cuba -- and the town of Mariel.

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Woman's question boosted Mariel http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936948.html#storylink=rss Thirty years ago, the end of the Mariel boatlift, marked end of Jimmy Carter's efforts to normalize relations with Cuba Miami's Merle Frank never expected what followed after she asked President Jimmy Carter in 1980 how he could help her city with the mass of Cubans arriving on the Mariel boatlift.

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Drummer who arrived in U.S. via Mariel boatlift gets national recognition http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936904.html#storylink=rss Ezequiel Torres has made a life celebrating his ancestors. And now the master Afro-Cuban drummer and artisan is one of nine artists to be celebrated across the United States, all recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts' National Heritage Fellowship Award. It is the nation's highest honor for folk and traditional artists.

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Where are Filer's students of Mariel? http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936891.html#storylink=rss In September 1980, I was asked to assist with a large group of students who had come from Cuba in the Mariel boatlift. At Henry H. Filer Junior High in Hialeah, now a middle school, we took in many of these Mariel students after they had been moved there from nearby Miami Central High School.

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Mariel photos evoke pivotal stories http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936875.html#storylink=rss OK, we give up. The Miami Herald's efforts to find a baby in an iconic 1980 Mariel boatlift photograph as part of the 30th anniversary of the famed exodus has officially . . . failed.

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The Mariel I remember: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922374.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Aug 2010 21:24:23 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922374.html Cement transforms Mariel -- and my family http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936839.html#storylink=rss In 1895, Cuba opened the first cement plant in Latin America -- the same year it won its independence from Spain -- and my hometown of Mariel soon became a focal point of the industry.

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Sun, 29 Aug 2010 01:00:00 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936839.html
Officers never forget glories of Cuba's sole naval academy http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936840.html#storylink=rss Prerevolution Mariel was a bustling little town, largely because it was home to the island's only naval academy, a magnet for Cuba's best and brightest.

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Sun, 29 Aug 2010 01:00:00 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936840.html
Remembering Mariel as home -- not a boatlift http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936838.html#storylink=rss Say the name Mariel and most people will assume you're talking about the massive boatlift 30 years ago that brought 125,000 Cubans to the United States.

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Mariel Memory: We were made to leave in the middle of a storm, but we made it http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936747.html#storylink=rss We came in a little boat named the Tauka -- a 24-footer that carried 36 passengers. There were two people in my party -- Luis Morera Acosta, who was 65 at the time and a political prisoner of over 15 years; and me, I'm a Chinese Cuban.

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NPR broadcasts show on the 30th anniversary of the Mariel boatlift http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936705.html#storylink=rss NPR's popular national show Talk of the Nation dedicated its show Tuesday to the 30th anniversary of the Mariel boatlift and its impact on South Florida.

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WELCOME TO AMERICA http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936697.html#storylink=rss AS A MARIELITA, I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THOSE WORD My family came to the United States during the Mariel boatlift. I've included a picture of our boat, the Atila, when we were coming into Key West.

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Teacher who taught Mariel children recalls her little heroes from Miramar Elementary class of 1980-81 http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936695.html#storylink=rss My name is Graciela Blaya Law. For the last thirty years I've been following the Mariel anniversaries, decade after decade. In all the reports there is always something missing. I have decided that after three decades, it's time for me tell it the way it was. I'm referring to my ``Little Heroes,'' my students at Miramar Elementary School 1980-81.

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FBI, CIA drooped the ball during Mariel Boatlift, Miami-Dade official says http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936661.html#storylink=rss The FBI and the CIA were not on top of the Cuban regime's shenanigans during the Mariel boatlift. A June 15 story, Mariel Boatlift -- Dozens of Cuban migrants picked off as possible spies, might have left readers with the mistaken impression that the federal authorities had a clue.

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Sun, 11 Jul 2010 17:17:00 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1936661.html
Mariel refugees search database at Cuba Nostalgia http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922229.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Jun 2010 16:45:47 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922229.html Alfredo Malagon recalls voyage to U.S. during Mariel boatlift http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922172.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 May 2010 23:51:38 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922172.html Archival photos of Mariel boatlift http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922105.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Apr 2010 10:20:43 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922105.html Lula Rodriguez recalls Mariel boatlift http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922104.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2010 23:58:58 EDT http://www.miamiherald.com/news/special-reports/mariel/article1922104.html