The Week August 21-27


The Cubans Keep Coming

The largest Cuban migration to Florida since 1980 topped 20,000 as 13,000 more boat people were intercepted by Navy and Coast Guard ships and sent to the | refugee camp at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station. At a cost of $100 million, the Pentagon is more than doubling the camp's 25,000 capacity. President Clinton agreed to discuss immigration issues with the Castro regime; the economic sanctions, he insisted, are non-negotiable.

Crime Bill Passes

Weeks of simmering partisanship in the Senate came to a boil with the passage of President Clinton's crime bill by a vote of 61...

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