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Cuba-Canada-US Relations / Chretien Visit #423906

CNN Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1998
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Report introduced.

(Havana: Lucia Newman) The diplomatic relations between Canada and China featured; scenes shown of ceremonies in Havana for the visiting Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien; details given his appeal to Fidel Castro for the release of four dissidents, who advocated open elections. [CHRETIEN; Cuban foreign ministry Carlos FERNANDEZ de COSIO - (thru translator) talks about Canada-Cuba discussions.] Cuba's agreement to compensate a Canadian insurance company for its treatment after the revolution and the growing influence of Canada on the island noted. The talks between Chretien and Castro and whether these talks will have a bearing on US-Cuba relations discussed.

Newman, Lucia;
Woodruff, Judy

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