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Nicaragua #81461

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1983
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(Studio) United Nations General Assembly reported agreeing on Nicaragua's request for debate on threats to peace in Central America; objections noted lodged by El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Costa Rica. Rift between rebels attempting to overthrow Nicaragua from Honduran base and CIA sponsors thought hampering flow of United States arms to region.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Honduras) Recent guerrilla attack on Sandinista church, against CIA orders, thought possibly widening war here due to Nicaragua's announcement that it will now pursue anti-government rebels into Honduras; guerrilla faction which conducted the raid said a dissident group dissatisfied with CIA sponsors. Basis of their complaints explained; films shown. Diplomats at United States embassies in Honduras and Nicaragua said sharing negative assessment of CIA; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Collins

Reporter(s):
Collins, Peter;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:50

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