Skip to comments.Elian Gonzalez makes 1st trip abroad since 2000
Posted on 12/10/2013 10:03:11 AM PST by armydawg505
HAVANA (AP) - Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy who survived a boat sinking and became a political football during the 2000 U.S. presidential campaign as the subject of an international custody fight, is on his first trip overseas since being reunited with his father. Cuban state-run media say Gonzalez is in Ecuador this week as part of a 200-strong delegation to the 23rd World Festival of Youth and Students, which runs through Friday. In a recent interview published on the official website Cubadebate, Gonzalez said living in Cuba afforded him more privacy than if he had stayed in the United States. "I'm a little shy, so when I stand up somewhere and know that the whole world is looking at me and I'm perhaps the center of attention ... it's pretty tough," Gonzalez said. "I'd rather pass unnoticed," he added. Gonzalez was just shy of his sixth birthday when the small boat that was carrying him, his mother and a dozen others went down near Florida. Gonzalez's mother was among those who died, but he was found floating in an inner tube, rescued and taken to the United States.
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I hope Obama and Hitlery have Benghazi nightmares. But they probably won’t because one must have a conscience and they are void of any decency.
I believe that happened on a Sunday. Three days later, on Wednesday, SOUTH PARK had a funny episode in which Kenny is killed exactly like the photo.
That means they had to come up with a cartoon within three days after the fact.
Don’t shoot the messenger. Blame who really is responsible. Janet Reno, Eric Holder and Bill Clinton.
like who should care about this spoiled, snot nosed teenager any longer...He bows to Castro
we tried to protect him..does he appreciate what we tried to do...he!! NO...so lets not make him a ‘hero’
“like who should care about this spoiled, snot nosed teenager any longer...He bows to Castro
we tried to protect him..does he appreciate what we tried to do...he!! NO...so lets not make him a hero”
Please consider that he has family in Cuba, and if he said anything different he and his family would soon be sent to hard labor in the sugar cane fields. He does NOT have free will.
It was Easter Sunday.
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