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Central American / Peace Plan #111843

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 15, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Mtg. of presidents of 5 Central American ntns. to assess regional peace plan reported Accusations by El Salvador and Honduras against Nicaragua detailed. Report introduced.

(San Jose, Costa Rica: Richard Threlkeld) Problems facing Arias peace plan for Central American reported; details given, scenes shown of war in Nicaragua. Issue of United States aid to Contras in Nicaragua noted. ["Foreign Policy" magazine editor Charles William MAYNES - says war continues because Reagan administration can't live with Sandinista government] [Costa Rica president Oscar ARIAS - says must act now on plan.] Efforts of United States officials to put blame on Nicaraguan pres. Dan. Ortega reported Likelihood of extension of Arias peace plan predicted.

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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