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Haitian Refugees #518471

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 12, 1981
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(Studio) Transfer of Haitian refugees currently in United States camps to Puerto Rico reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Fort Allen, PR) Relocation of refugees from south Florida holding camp to Fort Allen, PR, examined; details given, films shown. [PUERTO RICAN - notes area's need for jobs at base.] Concern by some that temporary camp here will become a permanent one noted. [Pol. Ruben BARRIOS - considers transfer an abuse of Puerto Rico by US.] Governor Carlos Romero Barcelo said backing US plan so far; details given.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

Lloyd, Robin;
Mudd, Roger

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