Angel Hernandez talks about his part in the invasion of the Bay of Pigs at his store, Los Pinarenos Fruteria on Calle Ocho (Eighth Street) in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. After arriving in the United States after fleeing Cuba as a young man in his 20s, Mr. Hernandez was trained by the CIA along with other Cuban exiles in Guatemala and Nicaragua for the Bay of Pigs invasion on April 17, 1961. Surviving the failed invasion, he and others retreated by boat, eventually landing in New Orleans. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

Angel Hernandez talks about his part in the invasion of the Bay of Pigs at his store, Los Pinarenos Fruteria on Calle Ocho (Eighth Street) in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. After arriving in the United States after fleeing Cuba as a young man in his 20s, Mr. Hernandez was trained by the CIA along with other Cuban exiles in Guatemala and Nicaragua for the Bay of Pigs invasion on April 17, 1961. Surviving the failed invasion, he and others retreated by boat, eventually landing in New Orleans. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)