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Haiti / Elections / Violence #313637

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 27, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Victoria Corderi) Violence reported increase as first elec. in years anticipated; details given, scenes shown. [Elec. official Dr. Louis ROY - says only God knows if election will occur.] Sec. reported increase at Ind. Elec. Council, board overseeing election; scenes shown. Interim military government reported expected to stop election Past year's violence reviewed; scenes shown. [Presidential candidate Louis DeJOIE - it's crazy to think a coups attempt would not be opposed.] Violence reported ensuing when Jean-Claude Duvalier loyalists were barred from election Elec. headquarters mentioned burned following announcement. Neighborhood vigilantism discussed; details given, scenes shown. [MAN - says people have to defend themselves.] Disorganization of Haitian political system discussed.

Corderi, Victoria;
Schieffer, Bob

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