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Haiti / United States Occupation / Cap Haitien Operation #156046

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 25, 1994
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Jim Laurie) The first deadly confrontation between United States occupation forces and armed Haitians in a fire fight in Cap Haitien, Haiti, featured; photos shown from last night's incident; scenes shown of Haitians looting police headquarters, reacting to the US presence and of Marines in the street. [HAITIAN, Marine L/Corporal POUSSON - comment.]

(State Department: Barrie Dunsmore) The reaction in the United States to events in Haiti featured. [In church, President CLINTON, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman John SHALIKASHVILI, Secretary of Defense William PERRY - address the United States role in Haiti.] Statements from exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to the families of those killed and about sanctions and amnesty for the coup leaders quoted.

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Laurie, Jim;
Simpson, Carole

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