Interview with Mayor Tomás Regalado, Part 1 of 2
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This interview with Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado was conducted in February 2010. Tomás Regalado was born in Cuba in 1947 and immigrated to the United States as a child with his brother. The young boys were part of "Operation Peter Pan" in which Cuban children were sent to Florida by their parents to avoid communist indoctrination. The mayor has an extensive career in journalism and news production in the Spanish and English speaking media. In 1996, he was elected as City Commissioner for Miami with subsequent re-elections in 1999 and 2003. Mr. Regalado was elected mayor in 2009.