Elian Gonzalez

Elián González: ‘If I Studied Religion, My God Would Be Fidel’

Elián González, the Cuban government mouthpiece kidnapped from his Florida relatives’ home by the Clinton administration in 2000, has resurfaced in a CNN documentary asserting his atheism, but suggesting that if he had to worship anything, it would be Fidel Castro.

Elian Gonzalez, shown here last year at events marking the death of former revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, hopes to reconcile with his Miami relatives and to visit the US one day. He was at the center of a custody battle that made international headlines

Cuba Announces ‘Military Exercises’ Following Trump Victory

The communist government of Cuba announced Wednesday that it would begin “five days of nationwide military exercises” to “materialize the doctrine of All People’s War,” according to the state propaganda arm. The announcement follows the election of Republican Donald Trump as U.S.

Cuba's foreign ministry underscored that progress on rapprochement would require an end to the US sanctions that have been clamped on Havana for decades

Elian Gonzalez Says He Would Like To Return To U.S.

More than 15 years after Cuba’s Elian Gonzalez was rescued off the coast of Florida and later embroiled in an international custody battle, Gonzalez says he would like to return to the U.S. for a visit.

The international fight over where Gonzalez would live ended with him returning to Cuba. In this picture, armed federal agents seized Elian Gonzalez from the home of his Miami relatives before dawn, firing tear gas into an angry crowd as they left the scene with the weeping 6-year-old boy.

Cuban Regime Trots Out Elian Gonzalez as Pelosi, Conan Make Pilgrimage to Havana

Elián González, a former Cuban refugee made famous after the Clinton administration violently expelled him from the United States in 2000 as a six-year-old, resurfaced on Cuban state television over the weekend to condemn “the rush of capitalist life” days before the announcement of new U.S.-Cuba talks.

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