Deportation: Adios to Cuban Prisoners

Deportation Adios to Cuban Prisoners; American Notes Military a Crash Program for Pilots

At Dobbins Air Force Base in Georgia last week, two buses carrying 23 prisoners from the Atlanta federal penitentiary pulled up to a chartered Boeing 727 waiting on the tarmac. The convicts, handcuffed and clad in identical blue uniforms, were herded into the jet, which took off for the two- hour flight to Havana, Cuba. The 23 men were the first batch of Cubans to be sent back to the homeland they had fled in the Mariel boat lift of 1980. According to the Justice Department, all the deportees had committed serious crimes in Cuba or the U.S.: four of them...

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