Historical events similar to or like Mariel boatlift

Mass emigration of Cubans, who traveled from Cuba's Mariel Harbor to the United States between 15 April and 31 October 1980. Wikipedia

  • Cuban exodus

    Mass emigration of Cubans from the island of Cuba after the Cuban Revolution of 1959. Throughout the exodus millions of Cubans from diverse social positions within Cuban society became disillusioned with life in Cuba and decided to emigrate in various emigration waves. Wikipedia

  • Cuba–United States relations

    Cuba–United States relations (Relaciones Cuba-Estados Unidos), also knows as Cuban-American relations, refers to the bilateral relations between Cuba and the United States. Cuba and the United States restored diplomatic relations on 20 July 2015, relations which had been severed in 1961 during the Cold War. Wikipedia

  • José Martí

    Cuban poet, philosopher, essayist, journalist, translator, professor, and publisher, who is considered a Cuban national hero because of his role in the liberation of his country. Also an important figure in Latin American literature. Wikipedia

  • Afro-Cubans

    Afro-Cubans are Cubans who are of African ancestry, mostly West and Central African. The term Afro-Cuban can also refer to historical or cultural elements in Cuba thought to emanate from this community and the combining of native African and other cultural elements found in Cuban society such as race, religion, music, language, the arts and class culture. Wikipedia

  • Cuban Americans

    Cuban Americans (cubanoestadounidenses or cubanoamericanos ) are Americans who trace their ancestry to Cuba. The word may refer to someone born in the U.S. of Cuban descent or to someone who has emigrated to the U.S. from Cuba. Wikipedia

  • Golden exile

    The emigration of Cubans, from the 1959 Cuban Revolution to October of 1962, has been dubbed the Golden exile and the first emigration wave in the greater Cuban exile. Referred to as the "Golden exile" because of the mainly upper and middle class character of the emigrants. Wikipedia


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    • Another large wave (an estimated 125,000 people) of Cuban immigration occurred in the early 1980s with the Mariel boatlifts.Cuban Americans-Wikipedia
    • In 1980, the stadium was used as a holding facility for Cuban refugees arriving to South Florida during the Mariel Boatlift.Miami Orange Bowl-Wikipedia
    • Following the Mariel boatlift in 1980, 10,000 Cubans settled in New Jersey, leading to a second wave of Cubans to Union City, which totaled 15,000 by 1994.Union City, New Jersey-Wikipedia
    • By the 1980 Mariel boatlift most new emigrants from Cuba were economic migrants typically leaving to escape the harsh prospects of the Cuban economy.Cuban exile-Wikipedia
    • In May 1980, Tony is one of the 125,000 Cubans who after seeking refuge in the Peruvian Embassy, wound up on the Mariel boatlift to Miami.Tony Montana-Wikipedia
    • In 1980 another 125,000 came to United States during a six-month period in the Mariel boatlift, including some criminals and people with psychiatric diagnoses.History of Cuba-Wikipedia

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