Elian Gonzalez Finally Joins Twitter in Cuba

Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban rafter who was at the center of a bitter custody battle in 2000 between relatives in Miami and his father in Cuba, center, attends the closing ceremony of the legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. Behind right stands Ramon Labanino, one of the last imprisoned members of the "Cuban Five" spy ring who were freed this week. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

One of the newest members of Twitter is none other than Elian Gonzalez. In his first post, Gonzalez says he joined the social media site on his 25th birthday and on the first day Cubans were allowed to access the complete internet via their cell phone.

It’s been 19 years since Elian was rescued at sea and briefly lived with family in Miami’s Little Havana before being returned to Cuba.

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