Foreign News: Freight

The Hamburg-American liner St. Louis sailed away from Cuba last week, returning to Germany with its unwanted freight, 907 Jewish refugees. For four days it had dawdled in the Straits of Florida and the Atlantic while refugee agencies desperately negotiated with the Cuban Government. Off the Florida coast at night its passengers stared long at the lights of Miami. After compelling the St. Louis to leave Havana harbor, President Federico Laredo Bru had offered a temporary haven on the Isle of Pines, pleasure spot and home of the Cuban national penitentiary, provided refugee...

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