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US-Bahamas Drug War / Cuban Connection #303079

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 19, 1985
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(Studio) Success of joint US-Bahamian crackdown on drug traffickers in Bahamas detailed; films shown. Recent allegations that Fidel Castro offers haven to drug traffickers such as Robert Vesco recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Indications that Vesco, having fallen out of favor with Castro, has been under house arrest in Cuba for several months examined; films shown. Senate hearing on issue featured. [Informant James HERRING, smuggler Jitze KOOISTRA - describe their alleged arms and high tech deals with Vesco, Cubans.] Castro, in recent interview with Dan Rather, recalled denying any relationship with Vesco. [CASTRO - (thru translator) refutes allegations.]
REPORTER: Rita Braver

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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