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Nicaragua / Elections #127010

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 25, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Managua: David Ensor) Elections in Nicaragua featured; scenes shown of candidates Daniel Ortega and Violeta de Chamorro voting. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) says with this vote, Nicaragua will move forward.] Continued fighting between government soldiers and Contra rebels mentioned. [Election observer Jimmy CARTER - comments.] [Foreign ministry official Alejandro BENDA¥A - says world will be watching to see how United States reacts to democracy in Nicaragua.] Summary given of apparent fairness of vote.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Statement from President Bush that there will be a climate for better relations if the election is fair detailed.

Ensor, David;
Sawyer, Forrest

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