III. THE WEST - NEW CUBAN ATTACKS ON US

Created: 5/14/1960

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New Cuban Attacks on US

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Castro government has urgently demanded from the American Embassy an explanation of the alleged IntrusionS destroyer Into Cuban territorial waters off the north coast of Malanzas Province onuban Coast Guard ship reporting the incident claimed the destroyer did not answer its attempts to^stablish contact. The destroyer's commander has reported that his closest approach to Cuban territory was five miles, and that there was contact with the Cuban patrol ship both by searchlight signals and by voice. Cuba's position on the widtherritorial waters has

jhave referred to alleged violations ol Jurisdictional wators by US surface ships and submarines, and Castro Is apparently worried about the possibility of an Invasion. In addition to oonUntiOQS coast guard patrols, Cuban military planes are making frequent reconnaissance flights, anday Cuban Air Force planes flew over the British Island of Cavo Sal, which lies between Florida and Cuba.<

Onay the Castro dally, Revoluclon, headlinesthat the United States is planning "anCuba. Government-controlled student and laborled anti-US demonstrations onndayinvasion plans" and against supporters and publishersof the three newspapers the government does not yetCuba's oldest and largest dally, thedo la Marina, was taken over onay by unionsworkers, who accused its publisher of taking ordersUS Embassy. Be has taken asylum In the Peruvian

The illegal flight to Cuba onay by an American pilot, as well as publication of the destroyer Incident, may touch off even more violent anti-American demonstration!

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