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US-Cuba Relations / Elian's Custody Case / The Law / Refugees / Cuba #435513

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 01, 2000
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(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Report introduced.

(Miami: Susan Candiotti) The reaction in Miami to a court decision denying asylum to six-year-old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez featured. [Miami DEMONSTRATOR - calls the United States ignorant.] [Elian's cousin Marisleysis GONZALEZ - says the battle is not over.] [Miami relatives' attorney Kendall COFFEY - criticizes the ruling.] [Father Juan Miguel GONZALEZ - thanks the American people.] [Father's attorney Gregory CRAIG - says it is time to end the legal battle.] [In Germany, President CLINTON; Attorney General Janet RENO - comment on the decision to reunite Elian and his Cuban family.]

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) Last week's confrontation on the water between the Coast Guard and a boatload of Cuban refugees recalled; scenes shown.

(Havana: Lucia Newman) The reaction in Cuba to the court ruling in Elian's case reviewed; details given of the cautious response from the Cuban government.

Candiotti, Susan;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Newman, Lucia

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