TURNING THE BEAT AROUND

RIGHT-WING CUBAN EXILES SUDDENLY FOCUS THEIR IRE ON ONE OF THEIR FAVORITES, SUPERSTAR GLORIA ESTEFAN

To most of the world, Gloria Estefan is a pop superstar, the goddess of salsa, the muse of Miami. But in the city dubbed Little Havana because of its large Cuban-exile population, Estefan, 40, is more than that. She is the emotion-laden embodiment of the Cuban-American dream. Her family fled Castro's communist regime when she was just two years old, and today thousands of Cuban exiles celebrate her success as though it were their own. Gloria, they exult, is the "glory" of Cuba.

But last week Miami's beloved daughter found herself under attack by many of the same people who once...

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