Definitions for "13 de Marzo Incident"
On July 13, 1994, seventy-two Cubans attempted to leave the island of Cuba on a World War II era tugboat from the suburb of Regla in Havana. The Cuban group, consisting of men, women and children had decided to leave their home country for the United States. Cuban authorities were aware of the plan, however, and sent one government boat to intercept them.