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Caribbean Plan #287893

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 01, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) President Reagan's Caribbean basin initiative noted based on private enterprise playing major role in underdeveloped ntns. in Central America and Caribbean. [March 1982, REAGAN - explains goal of initiative.] Focus of plan outlined on screen, discussed. [Investment banker Richard WEINERT - doubts program will have impact on region.] [Representative Dante FASCELL - agrees.] Primary economic problem of basin explained. [American Enterprise Institute spokesperson Dr. Howard WIARDA - notes investments are leaving area for safer ntns.] Catch-22 involved in developing region econ. as well as political noted. Costa Rican President Luis Alberto Monge quoted regarding relationship between peace and just economy development [Spearmint oil manufacturer James TODD, consultant Thomas SCANLON - note role of political development in area to econ. progress.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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