• Short Summary

    AN EMERGENCY SESSION OF THE ORGANISATION OF AMERICAN STATES WAS CALLED IN WASHINGTON ON TUESDAY TO HEAR HAITI'S CHARGES THAT AN INVASION HAD BEEN MOUNTED AGAINST THEM FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

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    AN EMERGENCY SESSION OF THE ORGANISATION OF AMERICAN STATES WAS CALLED IN WASHINGTON ON TUESDAY TO HEAR HAITI'S CHARGES THAT AN INVASION HAD BEEN MOUNTED AGAINST THEM FROM THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

    ITS SPOKESMAN, FERN BAGUIDI, SAID 300 EXILED HAITIANS HAD ENTERED THE COUNTRY ACROSS THEIR NORTHERN BORDERS.A SITUATION HAD DEVELOPED, HE SAID, WHICH COULD AFFECT THE HEMISPHERE'S "SECURITY".

    THE DOMINICAN REPRESENTATIVE, SENOR ARTURO CALVENTI, DENIED THAT THEIR TERRITORY HAD BEEN USED AS A LAUNCHING BASE.LATER THE OAS COUNCIL MET IN CLOSED SESSION AND REQUESTED ITS SPECIAL INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE TO STUDY THE SITUATION DEVELOPING IN HAITI AND TO REPORT BACK.

    MEANWHILE, A STRICT CENSORSHIP HAS BEEN IMPOSED IN HAITI.REPORTS RECEIVED IN NEW YOUR ON THE PROGRESS OF THE INVADING TROOPS HAVE BEEN CONFLICTING.THE HAITI GOVERNMENT LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) CLAIMED LOYAL TROOPS HAD ROUTED THE REBELS.SOME WERE KILLED, SOME CAPTURED WHILE OTHERS FLED.HOWEVER, SPOKESMEN FOR THE REBELS BOTH IN NEW YORK AND DOMINICA STATE HAVE ANNOUNCED "THE INVASION IS GOING WELL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9XDQAV6MCRERG2Q8RQM6IO2WG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9XDQAV6MCRERG2Q8RQM6IO2WG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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