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Bahamas / Government Shakeup #533866

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Miami, Florida) Shake-up in government of Bahamas Prime Min. Lynden Pindling over allegations of drug corruption examined; films shown. [Parliament mbr. Kendall ISENKS - calls for Pindling's resignation.] Pindling's refusal to resign noted. [Voice of PINDLING - accepts responsibility for errors in judgment.] Bahamian government noted prohibiting NBC News camera crews from entering country since network's reports last year on allegations of drug corruption; those reports reviewed. Pindling's associate Sammy Miller reported jailed in Florida since those bdcsts. for accepting payoffs to protect cocaine shipments through the Bahamas. Pindling's defense of large sums of money paid him by Everett Barrister mentioned; deputy prime minister Arthur Hanna's resignation noted.
REPORTER: Brian Ross

Brokaw, Tom;
Ross, Brian

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