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    CUBAN FOUGHT CUBAN IN A RIOT IN AMERICA THIS WEEK. THE TROUBLE BEGAN WHEN BANNER-CARRYING?

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    CUBAN FOUGHT CUBAN IN A RIOT IN AMERICA THIS WEEK. THE TROUBLE BEGAN WHEN BANNER-CARRYING CUBAN REFUGEES OPPOSED TO MILITARY ACTION AGAINST CUBA DEMONSTRATED OUTSIDE THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL, AN ANTI-CASTRO ORGANIZATION.

    ANGRY ANTI-CASTRO CUBANS ATTACKED THE DEMONSTRATIONS AND WITHIN MINUTES SEVERAL HUNDRED CUBANS WHERE LOCKED IN BATTLE. POLICE WENT INTO ACTION AND CHARGED THE RIOTERS UNDER A SHOWER OF BOTTLES AND STONES.

    THE RIOTERS REFUSED TO GIVE GROUND AND POLICE HAD TO USE BATONS. THE RIOT LASTED HALF AN HOUR BEFORE POLICE FINALLY DISPERSED THE CUBANS. SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE INJURED AND A DOZEN CUBANS ARRESTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAZWIZTH3GQLT0EGBDV09ROMMJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAZWIZTH3GQLT0EGBDV09ROMMJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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