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At An Address In Havana: “Wet Foot/Dry Foot,” La Giraldilla, and History Repeating Itself

Multiple sources report the recent increase in Cubans’ attempts to cross the Florida Straits. It has been 20 years since the so-called maleconazo of 1994 led to the “Wet foot/dry foot” migration policy that returns Cubans intercepted at sea (wet … Continue reading

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“Wet foot, dry foot”, La Giraldilla y la cotidianeidad que se repite

Parece mentira que hayan pasado 20 años del llamado maleconazo y el éxodo que provocó “La ley de ajuste cubano”, política estadounidense que devuelve a los migrantes hallados en aguas internacionales a Cuba (wet foot) y deja que los que … Continue reading

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