LATIN AMERICA BRIEF (DELETED) FOR 27 OCTOBER 1993.

Created: 10/27/1993

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THIS IS A COMBINED MESSAGE

EFFORTS TO REINVIGORATE ACCORD FALTERING

THE LEGISLATURE FAILED TOUORUM YESTERDAY FOR WHAT WAS TO HAVE BEEN THE FIRST OF TWO SESSIONS TO VOTE ON AN AMNESTY LAW

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AND A LAW SEPARATING THE POIICE FROM THE ARMED FORCES, PRESS REPORTS SAY. HAITI'SMEMBER SENATE IS NARROHLY CONTROLLED BY PRO-ARISTIDE LEAST SIX SENATORS ARE IN HIDING, ACCORDING TO RESS REPORTS. THE CHAMBER Of DEPUTIES IS CONTROLLED MEMBERS.]

I THO PRO-ARISTI0E LEGISLATORS HAD PREVIOUSLY 'PLANNED TO ATTEND YESTERDAY'S SESSION, BUT SECURITY 1ST CERTAINLY PROMPTED MOST ARISTIDE SUPPORTERS TO STAY AWAY. ALTHOUGH PRIME MINISTER MALVAL AND ARMY CHIEF CEDRAS ARE SCHEDULED TO MEET AGAIN TOHORRQN TO DISCUSS SECURITY FOR THE LEGISLATORS. THE PROSPECTS THAT THE LEGISLATURE HILL COME UP WITHUORUM APPEAR INCREASINGLY REMOTE. RIGHTISTS RECOGNIZE THAT THE LEGISLATURE EAK LINK IN PLANS TO RE INVIGORATE THE GOVERNORS ISLAND ACCORD, AND THEY ARE NOT LIKELY TO LET PRESSURE ON PRO-ARISTIDE LEGISLATORS SUBSIDE.

WORKING TO DISCREDIT ARISTIDE

A GROUP OF RIGHTIST POLITICAL PARTIES AND ASSORTED DUVA.IERIST ORGANIZATIONS ARE CALLING FOR THE LEGISLATUPS TO TAKE AN OFF.CIAL STAND ON THE QUESTION OF ARISTIDE'S EMOTIONAL FITNESS. LOCAL RADIO REPORTS SAY. THEY ALSO HAVE CONDEMNED THE REIMPOSITION Of SANCTIONS AND HAVE CALLED ON POPE JOHN PAUL II TO ARBITRATE THE CONFLICT. IN ADDITION, THE GROUPS HAVE DECLARED THE GOVERNORS ISLAND ACCORD INOPERATIVE, HAVE ACCUSEO THE MALVAL GOVERNMENT OF TREASON. ANO HAVE DEMANDED ITSSI - gj

COMMENT: RIGHTISTS' CALLS FOR MEDIATION BY THE CATHOLIC CHURCH ARE SIMILAR TO EARLIER STATEMENTS BY CEDRAS AND PROBABLY ARE ONLY PROPAGANDA. THEIR ACCUSATIONS AGAINST MALVAL MAY PRESAGE AN ATTEMPTEDVOTE OF NO CONFIDENCE WHEN THE LEGISLATURE ttkmW

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