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Haiti / United Nations-US Mission / Democracy #174616

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 30, 1997
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Vote in the United Nations to extend the mission in Haiti to promote democracy reported.

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: John McWethy) The lack of change in Port-au- Prince, Haiti, where democracy is struggling despite the United States military presence, featured; scenes shown to illustrate the nation's need for help in the future and the role of United States and United Nations soldiers now. [Canadian peacekeeper sergeant Martin LACAILLE, United States ambassador to Haiti William SWING, United States ambassador to the United Nations Bill RICHARDSON- comment on the situation in Haiti.] The power struggle between parliament and President Rene Preval, the disastrous economy and the main reason why the United States keeps pumping money into Haiti outlined.

McWethy, John;
Sawyer, Diane

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