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US-Cuba / Talks / Refugees #359244

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 06, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) No further developments in the negotiations between United States and Cuba regarding the refugees noted.

(Pentagon: David Martin) The restless refugees at Guantanamo Bay refugee camp featured; August 22 scenes shown of unrest among the Haitians at the same place. Map shown of new refugee camps at Howard Air Force Base, Panama, and in Suriname. [Pentagon spokesperson Dennis BOXX, State Department spokesperson Michael McCURRY - comment.] The Cuban demand for an acceptable number of refugees per year versus that of the United States outlined.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Miami: Diana Gonzalez) The plight of refugees at sea featured; scenes shown from the Florida Straits. The desperate voices of rafters displayed in tapes from two-way radio conversations. The similar panic at the refugee camp reported; letters to relatives quoted.

Chung, Connie;
Gonzalez, Diana;
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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