Elian's relatives in miami file suit in state family court to have lazaro gonzalez declared the boy's guardian 14 deadline to return elian to his father in cuba seize elian gonzalez from. A week later janet reno’s ins maced, kicked, stomped, gun-butted and tear-gassed their way into lazaro gonzalez's small miami home, wrenched a bawling 6-year-old child from his family at machine.
Elian gonzalez is a cuban national who, as a child in 2000, became the center of an international custody and immigration battle rooted in cold war politics elizabeth brotons rodriguez, gonzalez’s mother, drowned in november 1999 while attempting to leave cuba and reach america with her son and her boyfriend the usimmigration and naturalization service [. A federal appellate panel today upheld the right of immigration officials to let elian gonzalez's father take the boy back to cuba a three-judge panel of the united states court of appeals for. Elian gonzalez, less than two weeks short of his 6th birthday, was the young cuban boy whose rescue set off an international custody battle and reverberated in the 2000 us presidential campaign.
Cuba's elian gonzalez speaks exclusively with cnn about his future and his hopes to visit the united states one day. He became the subject of a fierce custody battle between the united states and cuba before he was brought back to live with his father in cardenas elian gonzalez with members of his family. Gonzalez finally returned to cuba in june 2000, per cbs news, with his father, stepmother and baby brother, who had travelled to the united states in their efforts to reunite the family he. His mother had drowned with eleven other people while trying to cross the ocean to the united states from cuba to seek political asylum, and elián was placed into the custody of his uncle, lazaro.
Elián gonzález (born december 6, 1993) is a cuban engineer who, as a young boy in 2000, became embroiled in a heated international custody and immigration controversy involving the governments of cuba and the united states his father, juan miguel gonzález quintana his other relatives in cuba and in miami, florida and miami's cuban. Many cubans had left cuba for the united states since the cuban the film details the story of the young cuban and features exclusive interviews with elián gonzález and his family in both cuba and miami the elian gonzalez case: the world's most watched and politically-charged custody battle that reached the us. He was the king of the family, rodriguez-diaz said he cared about all of his friends and colleagues pulling a terrified elian gonzalez from his uncle's little havana home so he could be.
Six-year-old elián gonzalez swings between the cuban and us flags at his uncles' home in miami in april 2000, just days before he was forcibly removed and returned to cuba.
Alan diaz captured, in his iconic photographs, some of the most important moments of our generation - the bitter, violent struggle over the fate of a small cuban boy named elian gonzalez, the. Elian gonzales and his father, stepmother and half brother arrive in cuba to a jubilant reception their return comes just hours after the us supreme court rejects a last-ditch effort by the.
Elian gonzalez: 15 years after his rescue, a quiet life elian gonzalez, less than two weeks short of his 6th birthday, was the young cuban boy whose rescue set off an international custody. Ten years after six-year-old elián gonzález sparked an international crisis between the us and cuba, ed vulliamy returns to little havana to chart the incredible story of a family tug of war.