TITLE

Giving up on Cuba and heading north

PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/11/93, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the hijacking of a Cuban airliner last week to Miami, where 48 of the 53 people on board sought and received political asylum. The reason why they were seeking asylum; The exodus; What experts think about the situation; The issue of money.
ACCESSION #
9301060547

 

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