Masud-Piloto, Félix
March 2003
Dialogo;Spring2003, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p25
Academic Journal
The article discusses historical background of the 1980 Mariel boatlift incident which involves Cuban mass migration to the U.S. Topics explored include the immigration policy implemented by the U.S. government for Cubans, the link between the April 1980 conflict at the Peruvian embassy in Havana, Cuba to the Mariel boatlift incident, and the actions made by then Cuban President Fidel Castro in response to the illegal departures from Cuba.


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