• Short Summary

    AS RIOTING CONTINUED FOR THE SECOND DAY IN THE TRINIDADIAN CAPITAL OF PORT OF SPAIN ON WEDNESDAY (22 APRIL), A U.

  • Description

    AS RIOTING CONTINUED FOR THE SECOND DAY IN THE TRINIDADIAN CAPITAL OF PORT OF SPAIN ON WEDNESDAY (22 APRIL), A U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL EXPLAINED THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT'S DECISION TO SEND SIX WARSHIPS TO THE AREA.

    THE SHIPS SAILED FROM SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO BUT DEFENCE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS REFUSED TO CONFIRM REPORTS THAT 2,000 MARINES AND HELICOPTERS WERE ABOARD.

    INFORMED SOURCES SAID THE U.S. WAS ALSO SENDING EMERGENCY SHIPMENTS OF SMALL ARMS TO THE ISLANDS TO HELP THE GOVERNMENT PUT DOWN VIOLENCE AND LOOTING. MR. CARL BARTCH, A DEPUTY PRESS OFFICER IN THE STATE DEPARTMENT, SPOKE ABOUT THE WARSHIPS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACDVNZHMO1SEW2YJRXHKMIXYWU
    Media URN:
    VLVACDVNZHMO1SEW2YJRXHKMIXYWU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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