2000
WORLD NEWS

Elian reunited with father in Washington

from CBC.ca archives | Sat, 22 Apr 2000

MIAMI - A Cuban boy at the centre of a bitter international custody fight was seized by armed U.S. government agents just before dawn Saturday. The surprise raid on a Miami home sparked protests in the streets.

Elian Gonzalez was taken to Washington where he was reunited with his father, Juan Miguel Gonzalez.

They are expected to stay at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington for a few days, away from protesters and the media.

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Agents seize Elian Gonzalez

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