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Tampa: it’s the new Argentina for totalitarian rats fleeing a sinking ship!

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"But I Know Nothink!"

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Former Alimport chieftan Pedro Alvarez
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"And neither do we!...we're INNOCENT!..Ya got the WRONG person--We swear!""

TAMPA -- One was a senior Cuban government official who handled more than $700 million in U.S. imports in one year. Another is the son of a top Cuban army general. And then there’s the daughter of the island’s powerful vice president.

All three defected and became part of a little-known trend among Cubans who escape their communist-ruled country and settle in Tampa, a city with strong historical ties to the island but not a major focus of current Cuban expatriate life.

Why Tampa?

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