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Sun January 9, 2011
Latin America

Miami's Cubans Watch Their Hero Go On Trial

Freedom fighter or terrorist? Tomorrow in El Paso, Texas, Luis Posada Carriles goes on trial in federal court on charges related to a 1997 hotel bombing in Havana that killed an Italian tourist. The 82-year old Posada is a staunch anti-Castro militant embraced as a hero by Miami's Cuban exile community. NPR's Greg Allen reports.