HKG Pilot Project

First Friday : The Unauthorized News : Central America Politics (August 1987)

Panel discusses the Makapuʻu eviction, that the crime rate is higher and the trend seems to follow the growing tourist economy, hostage economy in Belau, U.S. involvement in Iran/Iraq, Robert Bork's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, the Pacific Islands Womens Conference and the South Pacific nuclear free treaty. John Gerassi, an expert on Central America, gives information on peace plans in that area, economic motivation for support of the Contras in Nicaragua, Miskito Indians, land issues in Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador and Nicaragua and the role of American business in the escalating Contra affair.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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