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Cuba-US Relations / Refugee Policy #155962

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 02, 1994
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) Talks between the United States and Cuba about an immigration policy deal featured; scenes shown of the refugees at sea. [US delegations spokesman David JOHNSON - comments.] The potential deal with Fidel Castro regarding the refugees reviewed. [Cuban American National Foundation Jose CARDENAS, Inter-American Dialogue president Peter HAKIM - offer views on making deals with Cuba.]

(Studio: Catherine Crier) The number of refugees picked up by the Coast Guard recounted.

(Havana: Mark Potter) Cubans' plans to set sail for the United States to escape the economic hardships in their homeland featured; scenes shown from Cojimar, Cuba, of people constructing rafts. [Two CUBANS - (first through translator) talk about their hopes.] [Cuban foreign ministry Miguel ALFONSO - reviews the situation in Cuba.]

Crier, Catherine;
McWethy, John;
Potter, Mark

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