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Nicaragua / Foreign Aid / Contra Aid #318986

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Nicaragua reported requesting foreign aid due to economy crisis and Hurricane Joan aftermath. Report introduced.

(Tegucigalpa, Honduras: Juan Vasquez) Cond. of Nicaraguan Contras featured. [Inter-American historian Jaime SUCHLICKI - comments on Contra movement.] Neither campaign '88 candidate noted making Contra aid an issue. [Contra leader Alfredo CESAR - comments on Contras.] Contra supplies noted diminishing. [Assistant Secretary of State Elliott ABRAMS - urges aid to Contras.] Central American countries reported not allowing Contras refuge. [Honduras foreign min. Carlos LOPEZ CONTRERAS - says Contras aren't Honduras' responsibility.] [Contra leader Enrique BERMUDEZ - addresses his troops.]

Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan

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