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Nicaragua / Cease-Fire / Political Prisoners #114647

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 27, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Release of political prisoners by Sandinista government as part of cease-fire agreement between Sandinistas and Contras in Nicaragua reported Report introduced.

(Managua, Nicaragua: Peter Collins) Scenes shown of released political prisoners. [Former Contra pilot Roberto AMADOR MARVAEZ - sends greetings to family in US.] Question of how many more political prisoners are being held reported President Dan. Ortega reported stating on CBS that rest of prisoners would not be released until he was sure war was over. Ortega's call for direct talks with administration about US-Nicaragua security issues noted. Issue of forceful recruiting for military by Sandinistas reported Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo shown leading Palm Sunday services.

Collins, Peter;
Donaldson, Sam

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