Mrs Rojas, 36, is one of an estimated 45,000 Cubans to have left the island this year – the biggest annual exodus since the 1980 Mariel boatlift, which hauled 125,000 people across the Florida Straits. Many now are using a new route – flying in to Ecuador, which has lifted visa restrictions, and then travelling overland through Central America and Mexico.
It will be interesting to hear what size planes we're talking about.
Meanwhile, Zero Hedge says the humiliation is complete: SecState Kerry agrees that Assad "can stay." Decision made after meeting with President Putin.
Another line in the sand blown away. It will be interesting to see if The New York Times reports this tomorrow. Methinks not.