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Nicaragua / Prisoners Released / El Salvador #106564

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 22, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Managua, Nicaragua: Peter Collins) Release of political prisoners in Nicaragua by Sandinista government in response to Central American peace plan reported; details given, scenes shown. Issue of more general amnesty said unlikely due to continued fighting between Sandinistas and Contras. Criticism of release as not enough by Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo reported Return of exiled leader Ruben Zamora to El Salvador reported; details given, scenes shown. Murder of Archbishop Oscar Romero by El Salvador death squads recalled. President Jose Napoleon Duarte said announcing government has leads in Romero case.

Collins, Peter;
Donaldson, Sam

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