Colombia: When El Dorado is the gateway to freedom

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Note: All links except Carlos Eire‘s are in Spanish. Like something out of The Terminal (video in Spanish): Six Cubans Ask for Asylum in Colombia, Remain in Airport Limbo Their names are Ángel, Briam, Edualdo, Greisy, Yoanker and Nayip, and they say in unison: “Nosotros no nos vamos para Cuba, queremos quedarnos en Bogotá” (We won’t return to Cuba, we want to stay in Bogotá). All six –one woman and six men — are under the age of 41, as their Castro era names attest, and they have been asking for asylum since the first of the year. . . .

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