President asks Congress for Caribbean aid funds

President Reagan sent Congress an aid and trade package to meet what he called economic disaster and violent subversion facing El Salvador and other countries in Central America and the Caribbean.

Mr. Reagan signed legislation backing the Caribbean Basin plan he announced in a speech to the Organization of American States on February 24, calling for a

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