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Somoza / Nicaragua Refugees #265998

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 04, 1979
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(Studio) Former Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza's flight from Bahamas to an undisclosed location after Bahamian government refused to extend his tourist visa announced. Belief that he may have returned to Miami Beach estate where he 1st went into exile stated.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Coral Gables, Florida) Nicaraguan refugees' eviction from Coral Gables motel shown. [Uniden. REFUGEE - says Sandinistas warned military families to flee cntry.] Refugees said aided by Cuban refugees who settled in area earlier. Immigration decision still not made on question of allowing refugees to remain in US.
REPORTER: Terry Anser (WTVJ reporter and news tape)

Anser, Terry;
Schieffer, Bob

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