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Cuban Ballet Defectors Appear in Miami, Seek US Careers

Six dancers who defected over the weekend from the famed National Ballet of Cuba appeared in Miami on Tuesday and said they planned to pursue careers in the United States.   “The dancers defected because they need personal freedom and opportunity in their career,” said Pedro Pablo PeIna, founder of the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, a nonprofit dance organization.   “It's a short career. Here they'll at least get paid more than they do in Cuba,” he added.   It...

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