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Nicaragua / Ortega / Economy Conds. #559672

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega reported chging. that President Reagan's administration is blocking peace talks in Central American Report introduced.

(Managua, Nicaragua: Ed Rabel) Econ. misery in Nicaragua featured; details given, scenes shown of devastation from Hurricane Joan. [MAN - says Nicaraguan economy is disintegrating.] Refusal by Sandinista government to accept US humanitarian aid noted. [USAID director Jay MORRIS - says Nicaragua is starving own children to make political statement] Emigration from country noted. [Workers wife Mrs. Cesar RUIZ - (thru translator) says she won't return anytime soon.] Extent of hunger in nation reviewed.

Chung, Connie;
Rabel, Ed

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