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Partying in Miami's Calle Ocho Carnival
More than one million people gather in the block party-type atmosphere to dance, sing, eat cuisine from all over Latin America, drink, watch performances and listen to music.  

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People dance to the tune of the salsa music playing as they attend the annual Calle Ocho celebration March 11, 2007 in Miami, Fla. The event is billed as the largest Hispanic festival in the nation with reports saying that more than one million partiers attend the event every year. 

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Cigar roller Leo Peraza, (L) shows Juan Cancel the tricks of the trade as he trains for the Super Roll annual cigar rolling competition held prior to the Calle Ocho festival March 9, 2007 in Miami, Fla. The competition pits amateurs against each other in the art of cigar rolling. The winner will receive a painting as well as a custom-made humidor filled with 100 hand-crafted La Gloria Cubana cigars.

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German Sabogal of Miami sells Cuban flags while standing along Calle Ocho in the Little Havana neighborhood August 7, 2006 in Miami, Florida. The Cuban exile group Vigilia Mambisa organized a caravan of about 20 cars to rally support for human rights in Cuba and to celebrate the illness of Fidel Castro. 'We believe it is the end for him,' said Vigilia Mambisa national delegate Laura Vianello. 

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People wave Cuban flags while cruising down the famous Calle Ocho in the Little Havana neighborhood August 1, 2006 in Miami, Florida. Cuban Americans were celebrating the news that Fidel Castro had turned over power to his younger brother, Raul Castro, while he undergoes medical treatment for intestinal bleeding.

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People walk along the street as they attend the annual Calle Ocho celebration March 11, 2007 in Miami, Florida. The event is billed as the largest Hispanic festival in the nation with reports saying that more than one million partiers attend the event every year. 

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Revelers enjoy themselves as they dance in the street during the annual Calle Ocho celebration March 16, 2008 in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida. The event is billed as the largest Hispanic festival in the nation. 

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Revelers enjoy themselves as they dance in the street during the annual Calle Ocho celebration March 16, 2008 in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida. The event is billed as the largest Hispanic festival in the nation. 

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In a macabre display, rubber masks of Yasser Arafat and Saddam Hussein look on as Cuban immigrant Reynando Martinez of Miami rides along with a likeness of Fidel Castro in a casket down Calle Ocho in the Little Havana neighborhood August 7, 2006 in Miami, Florida. The Cuban exile group Vigilia Mambisa organized a caravan of about 20 cars to rally support for human rights in Cuba and to celebrate the illness of Fidel Castro. 'We believe it is the end for him,' said Vigilia Mambisa national delegate Laura Vianello. 

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Partying in Miami's Calle Ocho Carnival

More than one million people gather in the block party-type atmosphere to dance, sing, eat cuisine from all over Latin America, drink, watch performances and listen to music.  

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