Politics & Government

Elian saga might hound Obama's visit to Miami

Summoning a time of political upheaval in Miami, a great-uncle of Elian Gonzalez plans Friday to publicly denounce two Barack Obama campaign advisers who helped send the boy back to his father in Cuba eight years ago.

One day before the expected Democratic nominee addresses a conference of mayors in Miami, Delfín Gonzalez will hold a 1 p.m. news conference outside the Little Havana home where Elián lived with relatives for several months in 2000.

Earlier this week, CNN reported that Elian, now 14 years old, has joined Cuba's Young Communist Union. Obama was an Illinois lawmaker during the 2000 dispute and did not take a public position.

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