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July 6, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The military regime reached a deal with mutinous soldiers to end a protest that paralyzed the Ivory Coast's commercial capital and degenerated into a spree of looting and robbery. In a state television broadcast, soldiers and government officials in Abidjan said the dispute about housing perks had been resolved. Desire Paulin Dakoury, a spokesman for junta leader Gen. Robert Guei, said the government agreed to give lump-sum payments of $1,600 to each soldier to help them buy homes.
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July 6, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The military regime reached a deal with mutinous soldiers to end a protest that paralyzed the Ivory Coast's commercial capital and degenerated into a spree of looting and robbery. In a state television broadcast, soldiers and government officials in Abidjan said the dispute about housing perks had been resolved. Desire Paulin Dakoury, a spokesman for junta leader Gen. Robert Guei, said the government agreed to give lump-sum payments of $1,600 to each soldier to help them buy homes.
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February 7, 1998 | BRENDA LOREE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With just two months remaining in his Peace Corps hitch in west Africa, a 26-year-old volunteer from Ventura was killed this week by intruders robbing his home. The news shocked those who knew Kevin Leveille, a notably nonviolent man who once put a bell on the family cat to keep it from sneaking up on birds. "My son loved life," his father, Paul Leveille, said Friday. "He never had anything bad to say about anyone."
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February 7, 1998 | BRENDA LOREE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With just two months remaining in his Peace Corps hitch in west Africa, a 26-year-old volunteer from Ventura was killed this week by intruders robbing his home. The news shocked those who knew Kevin Leveille, a notably nonviolent man who once put a bell on the family cat to keep it from sneaking up on birds. "My son loved life," his father, Paul Leveille, said Friday. "He never had anything bad to say about anyone."
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