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Carollo, Joe

Born: 1955 AD
Currently alive, at 60 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1955 – He was born in Caibarién, Cuba on the 12th of March, Carollo moved to Miami when he was fifteen years old, having previously lived in Chicago.

         – Carollo was mayor of Miami during the Elián González scandal.

         – As mayor, Carollo supported the efforts of Elian’s Miami family to keep the boy in the United States, and criticized the U.S. and Cuban governments for the raid to retrieve Elián.

1996-1997 – Joe Carollo was first elected mayor of the City of Miami, Florida.

2001 – Carollo lost his bid for re-election and former mayor Maurice Ferre ran and lost against Manny Diaz, a lawyer who had represented the Miami family of Elián González.