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Mass for Slain Haitian Delayed

October 22, 1987|Associated Press

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Thousands of people fought for space inside the Notre Dame cathedral today while thousands crowded outside, forcing postponement of a funeral Mass for slain presidential candidate Yves Volel.

Meanwhile, former President Jimmy Carter arrived in Port-au-Prince for a one-day visit and planned to meet with members of the military-led junta, the independent Electoral Council and religious and business leaders.

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