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By Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Linda Feldmann / September 16, 1983



Debt-ridden Central America needs a huge foreign-cash injection of up to $23 billion by 1990 just to maintain 1980 income levels, Costa Rica's central bank president, Carlos Manuel Castillo, said Thursday. Mr. Castillo said the five Central American states were being overwhelmed by debts totaling $8.7 billion in 1982.

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