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A rose for family of U.S. plantation owner executed by Fidel Castro

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One of Miami’s oldest cemeteries is so close to the Fidel Castro death celebrations at Café Versailles in Little Havana that its marble angels echo with conga-line cheers from Calle Ocho. Most of the people interred at Caballero Woodlawn Cemetery-North on Southwest Eighth Street — the many Cubans buried there, for sure — hoped to live long enough to hear the celebrations. There’s Jorge Mas Canosa, a Bay of Pigs veteran and founder of the Cuban American National Foundation, resting…

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Ex-Miami Congressman Joe Garcia hopes to make comeback

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The Miami-area congressional seat held by Republican Carlos Curbelo is one of the nation’s most competitive – it’s pingponged between the GOP and the Democrats the last three elections. Now Joe Garcia, who held the seat from 2013 to 2015, and Annette Taddeo, who unsuccessfully ran for lieutenant governor in 2014, are running a tight race in the Aug. 30 Democratic primary for a chance to challenge Curbelo in November. The race is key nationally to help give Democrats a…

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