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Cuba-US Relations / Gonzalez Anniversary / Remirez Interview #438967

CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 20, 2001
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(Washington: Kate Snow) The first anniversary of the reunion of six-year- old Cuban refugee Elian Gonzalez with his father reported; scenes shown from April 22, 2000 of federal agents carrying Elian out of the Miami home; Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph shown.

(Washington: Wolf Blitzer) Interview held with ambassador Fernando Remirez one year after Elian. [REMIREZ - says Elian is doing well after being reunited with his father Juan Miguel and relatives; talks about Elian's near- normal life back in Cuba; says Elian has not had contact with the Miami relatives; comments on the pressure on Cuba from the US, the United States policy towards Cuba and the embargo against Cuba.] [Last year, REMIREZ - says Elian will try to return to a normal life in Cuba.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Snow, Kate

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