VIVA GUANTANAMO LIBRE

RAFTERS DETAINED IN CAMPS WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE U.S.; THEN THE DOOR CLOSES ON REFUGEES FOR GOOD

"I am appalled," thundered candidate Bill Clinton when he learned that George Bush would return all Haitian boat people, including political refugees fleeing for their lives, to the tender mercies of Haiti's military junta. "It is a blow to America's moral authority in defending the rights of refugees around the world." Last week President Clinton announced that he would extend the Bush approach to refugees from Cuba. It was the first time the U.S. has ever endorsed the forcible return of refugees to a communist country.

The deal, worked out in secret talks between senior U.S. and Cuban officials, infuriated anti-Castro...

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