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Nicaragua / Cease-Fire Talks #558932

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 27, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(San Jose, Costa Rica: Ed Rabel) Nicaraguan delegation meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica, for cease-fire talks with Contra leaders reported denouncing President Reagan's push for more Contra aid. [For. ministry spokesperson Victor Hugo TINOCO - comments on Central American peace process and Contra aid.] Sandinista views on Contra aid given. [Nicaraguan foreign ministry spokesperson Alejandro BENDANA - comments on peace in Central American] Death toll given. [BENDANA - comments on deaths.] Central American poverty discussed. Lila Garcia and impoverished home shown and discussed. Contras noted wanting to challenge Sandinistas through voting process. [BENDANA - says wants to talk to Contras.] Sandinista-Contra cease-fire stalemate detailed. [Contra spokesperson Bosco MATAMOROS - explains Contra views.] Cease-fire talks reported being viewed pessimistically due to vast differences between Contras and Sandinistas.

Brokaw, Tom;
Rabel, Ed

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