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Normality in Cuba – A Peaceful Mariel Exodus

By Enrique Del Risco on his blog Enrisco (translation by Translating Cuba):

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Normality

Colonel Lamberto Fraga, Deputy Director of the Office of Immigration and Foreigners of Cuba, has declared that 57.8 percent of those Cubans who have traveled abroad since the travel and immigration reforms have returned to the country, and he concludes:

“We Cubans are not fleeing [the country], this is normal travel.”

Thank goodness.

P.S. The 42% (who don’t return) are (the figure is not mine) 95,888 Cubans. Three times more than during the rafter crisis. This is what’s called a peaceful Mariel boatlift.

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