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Immediately after the overthrow of Batista, several thousand government officials left the island. They moved to Florida, only 90 miles (145 km) away, where a Cuban American community already existed. Meanwhile, Castro promised the Cuban people a democracy that would provide benefits to the peasants who had lived in poverty for generations. But it soon became clear that the Castro government had other plans. Fidel Castro was a Communist who believed in the economic programs of the Soviet Union.
Antonetty and her organization called for an end to this practice. S. Senate. Instead of forcing Spanish-speaking children into English classes when they entered, schools would now teach their courses in Spanish. As they learned English, the children would then be placed in classrooms with Anglo children. Bilingual education was aimed at giving Puerto Rican and other Hispanic children a better opportunity to succeed in school, reducing the high dropout rate. QQ SPANGLISH Many Hispanic immigrants spoke a combination of Spanish and English known as Spanglish.
I came with my wife, my one-year-old son and $40,” he said. “We stayed in a room in a little old lady’s home for $5 a week. ” Arboleya took a job in a local factory, but it proved to be only a stepping stone to far better positions. By the middle of the decade, Arboleya had achieved the important position of president of Fidelity National Bank. From his position at the bank, Arboleya loaned money to other Cuban immigrants who wanted to set up new businesses in South Florida. They established bodegas— small grocery stores—and restaurants in a Cuban section of Miami known as Little Havana and outside the city in Hialeah.