Miami, United States of America
ELIAN GONZALEZ IS TAKEN TO PRIVATE MIAMI SCHOOL.
Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez is taken to his private school January 18 by his great uncle Lazaro Gonzalez. The uncle and other Miami relatives are preparing to take their custody fight to U.S. federal court in the next few days. The 6-year-old, who was picked up at sea November 25, 1999, was found by fishermen clinging to an inner tube in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Miami. His mother and 10 others died when their small boat sank in a failed smuggling operation.