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Central American / Peace Plan #106762

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 05, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Implementation of Central American regional peace plan, the Arias Plan, named for Costa Rica's president, noted to have been postponed. Report introduced.

(San Jose, Costa Rica: Richard Threlkeld) [Oscar ARIAS SANCHEZ - says November 5 is not a deadline and peace will come to Central American] Cease-fire in El Salvador said ordered by president Jose Napoleon Duarte; scenes shown. Mtg. of government and its adversaries in Guatemala reported Problem in Honduras noted to be Contra rebels use of bases there as place from which to raid Nicaragua. Honduran president Jose Azcona's promise to remove Contra bases if Nicaraguan government calls cease-fire reported Problem of getting Sandinistas and Contras together noted stalling peace plan. Arias' request to Nicaraguan president Dan. Ortega that he break impasse reported

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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