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April 8, 1989 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
Oliver L. North acknowledged Friday that he helped compose "factually incorrect" letters to congressmen and later made untruthful statements to them in a face-to-face White House meeting--the main offenses on which he is being tried.
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March 25, 1999 | JANET HOOK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The House on Wednesday narrowly approved a bill to provide nearly $1 billion in disaster assistance for Central American countries still struggling to recover from Hurricane Mitch. The Senate passed a similar bill Tuesday and lawmakers expressed hope that the measure--which also includes aid for U.S. farmers hit by economic hard times--could make money available in time for the spring planting season.
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April 8, 1989 | JACK NELSON and SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writers
The Administration of former President Ronald Reagan failed to give the congressional Iran-Contra committees a key memo that set in motion a secret plan to secure military assistance from Honduras for the Nicaraguan rebels in 1985 in return for stepped-up U.S. aid to Honduras, congressional sources said Friday.
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February 23, 1990 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former President Ronald Reagan says in videotaped testimony released Thursday that he pressured Honduras in 1985 to help Nicaragua's Contra rebels in return for U.S. military and economic aid, providing the first high-level confirmation of what some White House documents called a "quid pro quo" arrangement. "In return for our help in the form of security assurances as well as aid . . .
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July 9, 1987 | DOYLE McMANUS, Times Staff Writer
Congress' investigation of the Iran- contra scandal Wednesday revealed a previously secret program that sent CIA paramilitary agents into the battlefield with the army of El Salvador, U.S. officials said. Notes made by Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, then a White House aide, revealed that the CIA ran a program of long-range reconnaissance patrols--daring, small-unit expeditions into territory held by leftist Salvadoran guerrillas--until 1985.
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March 25, 1999 | JANET HOOK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The House on Wednesday narrowly approved a bill to provide nearly $1 billion in disaster assistance for Central American countries still struggling to recover from Hurricane Mitch. The Senate passed a similar bill Tuesday and lawmakers expressed hope that the measure--which also includes aid for U.S. farmers hit by economic hard times--could make money available in time for the spring planting season.
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November 30, 1988 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, Times Staff Writer
The demise of the Contras in neighboring Nicaragua is sending tremors of insecurity through Honduras, the U.S. ally that had staked the most on their rebellion. In a major retreat that could signal the war's end, about 10,000 Nicaraguan rebels have marched to base camps in Honduras with their families and civilian supporters since the cutoff of U.S. military aid and the collapse of peace talks with Nicaragua's Sandinista leaders earlier this year.
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February 23, 1990 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former President Ronald Reagan says in videotaped testimony released Thursday that he pressured Honduras in 1985 to help Nicaragua's Contra rebels in return for U.S. military and economic aid, providing the first high-level confirmation of what some White House documents called a "quid pro quo" arrangement. "In return for our help in the form of security assurances as well as aid . . .
NEWS
April 8, 1989 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
Oliver L. North acknowledged Friday that he helped compose "factually incorrect" letters to congressmen and later made untruthful statements to them in a face-to-face White House meeting--the main offenses on which he is being tried.
NEWS
April 8, 1989 | JACK NELSON and SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writers
The Administration of former President Ronald Reagan failed to give the congressional Iran-Contra committees a key memo that set in motion a secret plan to secure military assistance from Honduras for the Nicaraguan rebels in 1985 in return for stepped-up U.S. aid to Honduras, congressional sources said Friday.
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November 30, 1988 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, Times Staff Writer
The demise of the Contras in neighboring Nicaragua is sending tremors of insecurity through Honduras, the U.S. ally that had staked the most on their rebellion. In a major retreat that could signal the war's end, about 10,000 Nicaraguan rebels have marched to base camps in Honduras with their families and civilian supporters since the cutoff of U.S. military aid and the collapse of peace talks with Nicaragua's Sandinista leaders earlier this year.
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July 9, 1987 | DOYLE McMANUS, Times Staff Writer
Congress' investigation of the Iran- contra scandal Wednesday revealed a previously secret program that sent CIA paramilitary agents into the battlefield with the army of El Salvador, U.S. officials said. Notes made by Lt. Col. Oliver L. North, then a White House aide, revealed that the CIA ran a program of long-range reconnaissance patrols--daring, small-unit expeditions into territory held by leftist Salvadoran guerrillas--until 1985.
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