Slur Represents Reason & Origins
Balsero Cubans Spanish for "rafter"
Boat Rower Cubans Many people from Cuba attempt to sneak into the United States via rafts and boats.
Cube Cubans Self-Explanitory
Desi Cubans Reference to Desi Arnaz.
Island Beaner Cubans Widely used in Florida to describe Cubans
Langosta/Langostina Cubans Means "Lobster", slang for Cuban women because like the lobster they carry all their meat in the tail
Oye Cubans (Pronounced "o-yay") Derogatory term used by non-Cubans. Derived from their frequent and rude use of the word "oye" in conversation. Means "hey," or "hey you."
Rafter Cubans Rafting across the Atlantic to the illegally enter the US. Also: Raft Jockey, Raft Captain, Raft Monkey, etc
Saltwater Nigger Cubans Immigrants who come to America by boats or ships (or rafts).
Salty Cubans Cubans Who Have Recently Arrived To The U.S.. They're salty because of all the days they were on the Ocean water.