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US-Cuba Rel. #69999

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 11, 1981
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(Studio) Following President Reagan's election, Fidel Castro recalled predicting deterioration In US-Cuba rel.; Cuban diplomat assigned to Washington, DC said given 1 week to leave the country.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) State Department said claiming that Ricardo Escartin, 1st secretary attached to Cuba's diplomatic mission here, is intelligence agent; photograph shown. State Department spokesperson William Dyess' statement on affair outlined on screen; Treasury Department reported identifying a number of Cuban business fronts designed to circumvent United States embargo, include 1 in Jamaica and Panama. Significance of case mentioned.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Reynolds, Frank

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