NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 07, 1983
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(Studio) State Department reported lifting arms sales embargo to Guatemala due to latter's alleged improvement of human rights practices; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Guatemala) Controversy surrounding Rios Montt government's approach to human rights examined; Amnesty International's allegations cited as example [President Efrain RIOS MONTT - (thru translator) claims government policies are based on honesty.] Comments on new government of peasants (named in report) quoted.
REPORTER: Bonnie Anderson
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