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MIAMI — Sep 22, 2014, 3:58 PM ET

More Cuban Rafter Stories

It seems a bit odd that right now the number of escapees from Cuba have increased.  But there have been a couple of recent articles about it.

"Cuban rafters' secret journey from Camagüey to Key Biscayne took months of planning"
09/24/2014 5:43 PM 
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Cuban rafter Rene Morales, 53, the captain of the makeshift boat that included eight other rafters who landed on the beach in Key Biscayne, behind Mar Azul Condominiums, answers media questions outside Church World Service in Doral on Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014.C.M. GUERRERO/EL NUEVO HERALD

Another ARticle

Cuban migrant: 10 days at sea 'worst of my life'


Quote from the article:  ""There's a fever right now," Jose Ramon Fuente Lastre, 23, said in an interview with The Associated Press. "There are a lot of people making rafts, many people who want to come."

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