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October 27, 1989 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After helping persuade the U.S. Congress to stop arming the Contras and "give peace a chance," President Oscar Arias Sanchez of Costa Rica penned an audacious proposal to Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev early last year. "I pointed out to him that if he did not do what the Congress had done and stop sending weapons to Central America, he would be responsible for many years of sterile warfare," the Nobel Peace Prize winner said at the time. What he got was a disheartening rebuff.
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October 27, 1989 | RICHARD BOUDREAUX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After helping persuade the U.S. Congress to stop arming the Contras and "give peace a chance," President Oscar Arias Sanchez of Costa Rica penned an audacious proposal to Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev early last year. "I pointed out to him that if he did not do what the Congress had done and stop sending weapons to Central America, he would be responsible for many years of sterile warfare," the Nobel Peace Prize winner said at the time. What he got was a disheartening rebuff.
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December 22, 1988 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
House Speaker Jim Wright said Wednesday that the Soviet Union may be willing to reduce or halt its military aid to Nicaragua if the United States stops its military assistance to the Contras as part of a new Bush Administration approach to Central America. Wright said that he was told by Soviet Ambassador Yuri V. Dubinin that Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev might go along with such a plan for ending superpower confrontation in the Western Hemisphere.
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December 22, 1988 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
House Speaker Jim Wright said Wednesday that the Soviet Union may be willing to reduce or halt its military aid to Nicaragua if the United States stops its military assistance to the Contras as part of a new Bush Administration approach to Central America. Wright said that he was told by Soviet Ambassador Yuri V. Dubinin that Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev might go along with such a plan for ending superpower confrontation in the Western Hemisphere.
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August 11, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan has placed his Central America peace proposal on hold and is determined to give the five Central American presidents a chance to make a success of their plan, Administration officials said Monday.
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August 11, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
President Reagan has placed his Central America peace proposal on hold and is determined to give the five Central American presidents a chance to make a success of their plan, Administration officials said Monday.
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