For more information about the Cuban rafter crisis, please consult the following resources:
Archival Collections at the Cuban Heritage Collection:
Guarioné Díaz: Founder of the Cuban American National Council and Ombudsman for the General at Guantánamo Naval Base during the Cuban rafter crisis of 1994
Siro del Castillo: Human rights advocate and Assistant to the Ombudsman for the General at Guantánamo Naval Base during the Cuban rafter crisis of 1994
*Guerra, Felicia, and Tamara Alvarez-Detrell. 1997. Balseros, historia oral del éxodo cubano del '94. Miami, Fla: Ediciones Universal.
Mesa-Lago, Carmelo. 1995. Cuba's raft exodus of 1994: causes, settlement, effects, and future. Coral Gables, Fla: North-South Center, University of Miami.
Reynolds, Nicholas E. 2003. A skillful show of strength: U.S. Marines in the Caribbean, 1991-1996. Washington, D.C.: History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps.
*Source of Cuban rafters’ quotes used throughout the exhibit.