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Nicaragua / Peace Talks #115672

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 19, 1988
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Problems between Sandinistas and Contras over where to hold next Nicaraguan peace talks reported Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Peter Collins) Current status of war and peace in Nicaragua featured; details given, scenes shown. [SOLDIER - (thru translator) comments.] Contras reported unable to move into zones where they can receive US aid. [Rebel leader Adolfo CALERO - comments.] Many Contras reported leaving for Honduras. [Contra commander Enrique BERMUDEZ - talks about Contra problems.] Econ. and political situation in Nicaragua reviewed; scenes shown. [At May Day rally, President Daniel ORTEGA - (thru translator) calls Contras defeated mercenaries.] Response of Congress Democrats to Ortega's stmts. described. [Representative Dave McCURDY - says Congress is concerned.]

Collins, Peter;
Koppel, Ted

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