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Nobel Garcia (L) vowed yesterday to reopen his El Oriental de Cuba restaurant. At right is building owner John Kariotis.

Firebomb destroys beloved Cuban eatery

Owner stunned, at loss for motive

By David Abel and Stephanie Vosk
Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent / July 19, 2005

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The epicenter of the city's Cuban community, which one local official called the ''Cheers or Doyle's of Cuban food," burned early yesterday after someone lobbed a device similar to a Molotov cocktail into the restaurant, fire officials and city councilors said. (Full article: 897 words)

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