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Nicaragua / Mercenaries #116752

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 13, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Florida reported issuing indictments in case involving recruiting of mercenary soldiers to fight with Contras in Nicaragua. Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Mark Potter) Surrender to Florida officials of free-lance soldier Thomas Posey, associate Jack Terrell and Mario Calero, brother of Contra leader Adolfo Calero reported; details given of their violations of neutrality act by sending soldiers to fight Sandinistas; scenes shown. [Assistant US attorney Mark SCHAAP - explains chgs.] Defense position that President Reagan encouraged activities noted. [Defense attorney Doug JONES - explains defense]

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark

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