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Brownsville Daily Herald (Newspaper) - August 1, 1994, Brownsville, Texas It Viterali a 1994 11� m born on the 4th of july 1892thursday, september 1994 35 cents Ira recognition by Shawn Pogatchnik associated press writer Belfast Northern Ireland a the Ira declared a cease fire wednesday and Northern Ireland now Waits to see if the Long sought truce will hold and bring talks to end a Quarter Century of sectarian bloodshed. The Irish Republican army s supporters called the declaration a historic Opportunity for peace in the British province. But it disappointed British officials and majority protestants in Northern Ireland. There also Are worries about whether protestant gunmen will hold their fire. Many militant protestants fear the British government has made secret concessions to the Ira to win a peace and the extremists could try to provoke renewed Ira violence by attacking the province s roman Catholic minority. Hours before the Ira s declaration the outlawed Ulster Volunteer Force kidnapped a 37-year-old Catholic shot him in the head and dumped his body on a Roadside. In recent years protestant extremists have killed More people than the Ira in Quot the troubles Quot which have brought the deaths of More than 3,100 people. Any Steps Forward will be burdened by the accumulated bitterness of the past. Quot i Welcome this Ira cease fire in the sense that for some months no one will be murdered by them a but Don t expect me to be grateful Quot said Alan Mcbride whose wife Sharon was among 10 people killed by an Ira bomb at a Belfast fish shop last october. Despite the pain some people held out Hope such As Michael English a Catholic bartender in Londonderry who lost twp sons a one run Over by a British armoured car the other blown up by his own bomb while with the Ira. Quot i can t live in 1981 for my son Gary. I can t live in 1985 for my son Charles. I have to live in 1994 for my grandchildren who have replaced them Quot English said. The governments of Britain and Ireland pledged last december that there would be no change in the status of Northern Ireland without the consent of a majority of its people. The Ira has sought for 25 years to end British Rule and join the province with the Irish Republic. In launching the peace Campaign late last year Britain and Ireland said sinn fein the Ira s political party ally could join in negotiations once the Ira permanently ended its armed Campaign. Prime minister Albert Reynolds of Ireland told his parliament the Ira met that condition and Quot there can be no going but British prime minister John major was wary. Quot we need to be Clear that this is indeed intended to be a permanent renunciation of violence that is to say for Good Quot he said. Quot let words now be reflected in the Ira an Ltd a inn fein said the onus now waft on Britain to make a gesture. They demanded removing troops from Catholic areas ending a Fean on Broad casting Ira supporters voices and talks with sinn fein. A photo British army a Didier talks with Paul Morley 6, on Springfield Road in West Belfast Northern Ireland after Ira announced a cease fire wednesday sister Paulyna Botello innocent of accusations by Lisa Marie Gomez Herald staff writer a woman whose sister was jailed for 62 Days on baby trafficking charges filed in Mexico said her sister had nothing to do with a controversial arrangement that has left a 2-year-old boy without a Mother. Quot my sister Paulyna Botello has nothing to do with this because she did not know that Laura Lugo was going to give me her baby when she had it Quot Rosa Botello said in a statement submitted by mexican authorities in Federal court. Lugo 27, claims that the Botello Sisters stole her baby shortly after he was born in a Matamoros clinic two years ago today. Rosa Botello is a fugitive wanted by . Authorities on charges of kidnapping Lugo s baby. Lugo claims that a 2-year-old baby boy raised by Paulyna Botello is hers. The baby is now in custody of Hidalgo county child protective services pending the results of Dan testing to determine the biological Mother. Paulyna Botello meanwhile was released from Cameron county jail tuesday when a Federal judge ruled that the mexican government had busted a 60-Day deadline to present evidence to support her extradition. In the extradition papers Rosa Botello claims that Laura Lugo willingly gave up her baby. Quot it is false that i stole Lugo s baby because we had an agreement that if i paid the medical expenses she would give me the baby and we did just that Quot Rosa Botello stated. Quot i remember that when she was pregnant she came to me and asked me if i knew of a doctor who could give her an abortion Quot Rosa Botello stated. Quot due to this i began helping her because Lugo told me that if i paid the Bills for her pregnancy until the baby was born she would give me the Rosa Botello denied kidnapping Lugo s baby and said her sister Paulyna did t have anything to do with their arrangement. But a statement Given by Lugo to mexican authorities said she never intended to give her baby up to the Botello Sisters or anyone else. Quot they told me to give them my son Quot Lugo said. Quot i thought that the women were joking around with me and i told see babe Page 10a . Fears cuban prisoners among refugees Washington apr the Clinton administration plans to take up with cuban authorities indications that they have released prisoners to join the boat people fleeing the Island. . Officials declining to be identified by name said tuesday the matter will be discussed today when delegations from the United states and Cuba meet in new York. The total number of cubans being picked up at sea by the coast guard is rising after the initial surge subsided because of bad weather and repeated . Warnings refugees would be held at the . Navy base at Guantanamo Cuba. The coast guard picked up 1,582 cuban refugees on tuesday after rescuing 295 on monday and 84 on sunday. As of 10 . Wednesday 398 had been picked up the coast guard said an indication the daily totals could soon repeat last week s surge when As Many As 3,000 were picked up in a Day. Among the More than 15,000 cubans being detained at Guantanamo there Are about "100 suspect cases Quot one official lacks 25 teachers by Cecilia Balli Herald staff writer almost three weeks after school started the Brownsville school District still needs to hire 23 teachers. The problem is there Are Aren t any. Caught by a shortage of teachers the school District has already exhausted its Pool of certified and alternative certification applicants said Raye Lokey director of certified personnel. In order to become teachers applicants must have a teaching certificate or enrol in an alternative certification plan which allows those with other degrees to teach and take University education courses concurrently. The school District has already exhausted its Pool of certified and alternative certification applicants. However the official said All appear to involve prisoners serving time for such minor offences As trying to flee the Island or stealing food. The officials said it is not Clear whether the administration will try to have these cubans repatriated. The spokesman at the cuban diplomatic Mission Here was not available for comment on the . Allegations. Cuban prisoners Are routinely tattooed Between the thumb and forefinger making them easily identifiable see cubans Page 10a the District has 7 vacancies in elementary schools 7 in its Middle schools and 9 at the High school level. Of the 7 elementary school positions 6 Are for bilingual teachers which makes hiring More difficult Lokey said. The school District is having to Issue emergency teacher permits for bilingual teachers which require that the applicant have a College degree with at least 12 credit hours in Spanish. At the same time it is going through in and out of state recruitment lists. Quot we have to sell Brownsville now Quot Lokey said. Middle school and High school vacancies could take two to three weeks to fill she added while bilingual and special education openings May take up to a semester when a group of University of Texas at Brownsville graduates could fill the positions. At this time there Are 49 it a student teachers in the school District who will be graduating in december. Quot those graduates Are our primary source Quot Lokey said adding that they Are already being see bid Page 10a weather Cloudy with a 50 percent Chance for rain. Highs in the 90. Southeast wind near 15 Mph. Pentagon says 10,000 troops going to Haiti Abby 4a Bridge a classified 2b w Cornice 4b t crossword a a 1 editorial 8a 1 internal Ament in 1 Horoscope 4a i life Tylo Obi Uario 4a 2a Freedom newspaper a ports 12a a took Isa to log 1b Valley state iia Wathor 2a Don it Drosas like looking for Sand in the Sahara Don Pedro said Fly South in the summer Quot the City editor said. Quot what s your Point bid can t find bilingual teachers Don Pedro said. Yet the answer is ight Here in our backyard to i i i m in by Barry Schweid a diplomatic writer Washington a Deputy defense Secretary John m. Deutch said wednesday that american troops will be dispatched to Haiti a either to expel the country s military Junta or to help restore order if the generals Bow to International pressure and depart. Quot the multinational Force is going to Haiti Quot he said referring to the predominantly american fighting coalition about to be trained in puerto Rico. Deutch told reporters some 10,000 . Troops would be in a coalition Force supplemented by several Hundred from other hemisphere countries to be trained in puerto Rico. He said the Point of such a Large Force was to minimize american and haitian casualties. He offered no timetable for moving against it. Gen. Raoul Cedras. Clinton administration of a photo the Central players in Haiti s crisis Are exiled president Jean Bertrand Aristide left it. Gen. Raoul Cedras Center and prime minister Robert Malval facials have warned Raoul Cedras and his cohorts for months they risk an invasion if they do not quit and restoration of elected president Jean Bertrand Aristide who was ousted three years ago. Deutch s statement was the toughest so far. Denying reports the Pentagon was reluctant to act Deutch said there was no policy disagreement with the state department usually depicted in the Media As More prone to use the Force authorized by the . Security Council in july. Even so Deputy Secretary of state Strobe Talbott said the use of Force would be Quot a last in a joint news conference he said Quot we want to make sure we use other Deutch and Talbott headed a . Delegation that went to Kingston Jamaica on tuesday and won unanimous support of the 13-nation Caribbean Community and common Market for the . Resolution. They then went to the dominican Republic to Check on infiltration of supplies to Haiti in Defiance of a . Embargo. See Haiti Page 10a

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