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Cuba / Refugees #358700

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 31, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) A new rush of Cuban refugees to the US reported; scenes shown from the Florida Straits.

(Havana: Giselle Fernandez) A five-member Cuban delegation reported headed for the United States to negotiate the Cuban refugee issue; scenes shown of the members boarding a plane. [Cuban delegation chairman Ricardo ALARCON - talks about embargo and voting politics.] The impact of the talks on the number of refugees leaving Cuba mentioned.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Civilians and dependents at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base reported being sent home in order to make more room for refugees; scenes shown.

Chung, Connie;
Fernandez, Giselle

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