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Old 03-25-2008, 01:21 PM
 
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The ones who came over when Castro took power around 1960 were mostly middle,upper class educated professionals.But many of the ones who came over in 1980 in the Mariel boatlift along with Tony Montana were criminals Castro let go from jail and sent over to the US.
Yes, it was true that he sent tons of mentally ill people from Cuba (and criminals as well) over to the U.S.
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Old 03-25-2008, 01:57 PM
 
Location: Sarasota Florida
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jbravo's post sums it up accurately; I was there.

In fact, living in Coral Gables at the time, I was a member of the Citizens Crime Watch Mobile Patrol....... and even in The Gables we were very busy!
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