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Haiti / Elections #318066

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

(Port-au-Prince, Haiti: Victoria Corderi) Quiet protests against army- org. elecs. in Haiti reported; details given, scenes shown. [Human rights activist Jean Jacques HONORAT - says elecs. will be rigged.] Mil. government of Henri Namphy said to favor candidate Gerard-Philippe Auguste; role of army in controlling elecs. detailed. [MAN - discusses problems in Haiti.] Position of President Reagan with regard to Namphy after recent election violence noted. Support by Haiti-Americans of future revolt in Haiti mentioned. [In Miami, with his face made unidentifiable, HAITIAN-AM. - says will send arms to Haitian people.] Fear of violence from cands. who support regime of Jean-Claude Duvalier reported

Corderi, Victoria;
Schieffer, Bob

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