March 23, 2002

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Castro's rebellious daughter leads vitriolic radio attack from Miami : As Cuba's communist regime enters its twilight years, a family feud is fuelling democratic hopes (Ed Vulliamy, March 24, 2002, The Observer)
Disgusted with Cuban politics as a young woman, Fernández joined the opposition, only to find herself persecuted by her father's government. She defected to the US in 1993, travelling on a false Spanish passport and heavily disguised via Madrid, before introducing herself to the Cuban exile opposition - literally, across a table in its unofficial headquarters, the Versailles restaurant in Miami's Little Havana.

Speaking of the axis of evil, why do we allow Castro to continue in power? Posted by Orrin Judd at March 23, 2002 9:08 PM
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