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Balseros in Guantanamo bay, Cuba 1994-1995

On Monday September 5, 1994 I was rescued at sea together with a group of Cubans escaping from the island.  We spent the whole day on a coast guard cutter rescuing other rafters until our boat was full of people.  After the rescue the coast guard took us to a huge ship in the middle […]

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Guantanamo Bay 1994 – 1995

Here is my story written by my friends from icuban.com Alexis Martin is a risk taker. In 1994, he and nine other Cubans left the island in an improvised boat, destination: the Florida. The 35-year-old Martin was born in a small country side town in Matanzas, Cuba. From 1986 to 1990, he studied computers and […]

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