Aging band dreams of revolt

March 11, 2006

Miami Herald- Oscar Corral

Bombs and assassination attempts, guns and raids defined the struggle for a free Cuba for decades to small groups of Cuban exiles who thought politics and embargoes would get them nowhere.

Today, their numbers ravaged by death, old age and even apathy, the old militants are trying to kickstart La Causa one last time. Recently, a few Cuban exiles, mostly in their 60s and 70s, held a news conference to vow support for an insurrection in Cuba and to aid it through any means necessary. At least one of the men has since pulled out, calling the talk about violence ``stupidity.'


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