PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • Honey: When Cruz does an interview,. he handles himself very well and he would do just as well in debates. He didn’t win so many...

  • asombra: Alberto, your translation was fine. It’s a matter of nuance which doesn’t really translate. The point is that the...

  • asombra: If Ortega were sharper and more cunning, as opposed to a second-rate and relatively clumsy stooge, he’d feign a sober,...

  • Alberto de la Cruz: Asombra, that was the best translation I could come up with in my quick and dirty translation. If you have a better...

  • asombra: The actual wording he used was “la gusanera de Miami,” which is worse. He doesn’t even have the minimal...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Normality in Cuba – A Peaceful Mariel Exodus

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

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_icCwwsZbWKA/S-r07kMnKMI/AAAAAAAAAQ4/pBD-fZR4OcI/s400/mariel+await+departure.jpg
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.

2 comments to Normality in Cuba – A Peaceful Mariel Exodus