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Nicaragua-US Relations / Expulsions #116751

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 13, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Protest by Nicaraguan government against expulsion of Nicaraguan ambassador reported; details given of United States response to Nicaraguan government's ordering out of United States ambassador and staff. Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Carlos Tunnermann's dual role as Nicaraguan ambassador to United States and as representative to Organization of American States explained; President Dan. Ortega's challenge to expulsion quoted. [President REAGAN - says Tunnermann will get surprise if he does not leave.] Chgs. against Tunnermann detailed. Issue of aid package for Nicaraguan Contra rebels discussed. [Senator Robert DOLE - calls for review of Contra aid plan.] Status of Central American peace process noted.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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