ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 27, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.
(Port-au-Prince: Peter Collins) Preelec. violence in Haiti reported; details given, scenes shown. Fighting reported between vigilante groups and Tontons Macoute, henchmen loyal to deposed leader Jean-Claude Duvalier. Role of Tontons Macoute during regimes of Francois and Jean-Claude Duvalier recalled; scenes shown. Elec. campaign said continuing despite violence; scenes shown. [Elec. council spokesperson Alain ROCOURT - discusses problems of change in Haiti.] Econ. conditions in Haiti detailed; scenes shown. Roles of United States aid and Haitian army in upcoming elecs. noted. [Presidential candidate Marc BAZIN - speculates on army's role.]
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