Central America: Deadline.. Ready, aim, cease-fire?

Deadline Ready, aim, cease-fire?

What once seemed impossible is now just a week away. Come Nov. 5, hostilities are supposed to cease throughout Central America under a peace plan signed by five of the region's Presidents last August in Guatemala. As the date approaches, every little event is being analyzed, every statement weighed and debated.

Honduran President Jose Azcona Hoyo's visit to Washington last week received especially close scrutiny. Of the accord's five signatories, Azcona is most mindful of the Reagan Administration's reservations about the plan. Two weeks ago, Azcona hinted strongly that if the Sandinistas fail to comply with all the requirements of the...

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