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Central American / Peace Plan / Nicaragua #318055

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 16, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(San Jose, Costa Rica: Juan Vasquez) Mtg. of presidents of 5 Central American ntns. to consider peace plan for region reported; details given, scenes shown. Concessions offered by Nicaragua president Dan. Ortega in his own peace plan calling for direct negotiations between Sandinistas and Contras and political prisoner amnesty reported Ortega's call for extension of peace deadline noted. [MAN - says delays unacceptable.] Upcoming Congress vote on aid to Contras noted. [MAN - says Sandinistas want to end war so they can rebuild Nicaraguan economy] Agreement by Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo to serve as mediator in talks between Sandinistas and Contras reported

Schieffer, Bob;
Vasquez, Juan

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