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Haiti / Politics / Aristide / Port-au-Prince #145333

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 09, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Call by exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide for a total commercial embargo against Haiti, which is now dominated by military rule, reported.

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Linda Pattillo) The impact of economic sanctions on Haiti examined; scenes shown from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to illustrate the collapse in the capital, including the shortage of medical supplies. [Grace Children's Hospital Dennis AUERSWALD - says the embargo is killing the children.] The position of the military, led by General Raoul Cedras, noted. The poor people's hope that the United States will help Aristide return mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda

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