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Haiti / Elections #111862

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 16, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Peter Collins) Calling of general strike in Haiti to protest upcoming elecs. and recent election violence reported; details given, scenes shown. [Ex-pres. candidate Marc BAZIN - says people don't want charade elecs.] [MAN - (thru translator) says strike successful.] Call by junta leader Henri Namphy for vote reported [MAN - (thru translator) says won't vote.] Scenes shown from election violence on November 29, 1987. Army control of new election detailed. [Assistant Secretary of State Elliott ABRAMS - says Haiti not United States colony.] [BAZIN - discusses United States response.] Probability of military dictatorship in Haiti mentioned.

Collins, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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