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Cuba / Castro’s Health / Perez-Castellon Interview #838509

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Aug 05, 2006
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(Studio: Carol Lin) Report introduced.

(Havana, Cuba: Morgan Neill) The uncertain future for Cuba with President Fidel Castro’s failing health featured; details given of the views of elderly Castro supporter Zoila Torre† and “Chepe” Espinosa† {aka Oscar Espinosa Chepe}, who is disenchanted with Castro. [TORRE {thru translator} – worries about Castro and the outlook for the poor.] [ESPINOSA {thru translator} – talks about supporting the revolution at first and his later reservations.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) The reaction of Cuban-Americans to the news about Castro’s health noted; scenes shown of celebrations in the streets of Miami. [Cuban-American MAN – hopes Castro is dead.] Live interview held with Radio Mambí host Ninoska Perez-Castellon† about Cuban-Americans’ views. [From Miami, PEREZ-CASTELLON – explains why they oppose Castro; states they will not accept Castro’s brother Raul as leader; responds to being called a terrorist by the leader of Cuba’s national assembly; calls for a change to democracy.]

Lin, Carol;
Neill, Morgan

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