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January 11, 1992 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Cuban government said Friday it had arrested four would-be defectors who shot three policemen to death during a failed attempt to commandeer a boat to Florida. The escape attempt early Thursday, the first since 1980 known to have ended in bloodshed, reflected the growing desperation of Cubans to flee the economic collapse in their Communist-ruled country.
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January 11, 1992 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Cuban government said Friday it had arrested four would-be defectors who shot three policemen to death during a failed attempt to commandeer a boat to Florida. The escape attempt early Thursday, the first since 1980 known to have ended in bloodshed, reflected the growing desperation of Cubans to flee the economic collapse in their Communist-ruled country.
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January 10, 1992 | Reuters
"Counterrevolutionaries" seeking to flee the island shot and killed three Cuban policemen and badly wounded a fourth officer when they tried to steal a launch from a boatyard east of Havana early Thursday, Cuba's Interior Ministry said. An official statement said the incident, less than a week after 34 Cubans fled to Florida in a stolen helicopter, occurred at Tarara on the northern coast about nine miles east of Havana.
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January 10, 1992 | Reuters
"Counterrevolutionaries" seeking to flee the island shot and killed three Cuban policemen and badly wounded a fourth officer when they tried to steal a launch from a boatyard east of Havana early Thursday, Cuba's Interior Ministry said. An official statement said the incident, less than a week after 34 Cubans fled to Florida in a stolen helicopter, occurred at Tarara on the northern coast about nine miles east of Havana.
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