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Haiti / United States Occupation / Terror #601983

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Sep 24, 1994
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Port-au-Prince: Jim Maceda) The sixth day of the occupation of Haiti by United States troops featured; scenes shown from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, of the soldiers' presence and of a Haitian man who had been attacked by a machete. [In Haiti, Secretary of Defense William PERRY - praises the military.] The future for the military leaders, led by General Raoul Cedras, and for a return to rule for exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide noted. [Haitian WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on Aristide.] [American SOLDIER - comments.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Haiti: Rick Davis) The culture of terror in Haiti examined; scenes shown of murdered bodies in the streets. The recent murder of Father Jean-Marie Vincent by paramilitary attaches linked to the military government noted. [HAITIAN - (thru translator) tells his story.] The opposition to the return of Aristide from groups known as "black ninjas" detailed.

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Tomorrow's coverage of Haiti on "Meet the Press" mentioned.

Davis, Rick;
Maceda, Jim;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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