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Honduras-US Relations / Training Base #291397

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 08, 1983
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(Studio) Honduran General Gustavo Alvarez noted in Washington, DC for mtgs. with Senator Armed Services Committee and Pentagon officials to discuss United States military presence in Honduras. Films shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Honduras) United States concern over political situations in Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador and strategic importance of Honduras examined; CIA-backed effort to overthrow Sandinistas in Nicaragua mentioned. Extent of United States military presence in Honduras discussed; details outlined on screen. [US ambassador John NEGROPONTE - defs. United States military activity in region; notes role of Cubans in advising Nicaraguan army.] Anticipated terrorist attacks on US embassy personnel here later in month mentioned. Vice president Carlos Montoya's concern over situation noted; Honduran concern over depth of US commitment to it considered.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
Rather, Dan

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