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Group.png Nicaragua   History Commons Sourcewatch SpartacusRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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LocationCentral America
LeaderPresident of Nicaragua
Typenation state
SubpageNicaragua/Foreign Minister
Nicaragua/Vice President

Nicaragua is a country in Central America. It was involved in Iran-Contra.

Iran Contra

Full article: “Iran-Contra”

The so-called "Iran-Contra" operation was an off-the-books method of arming the Nicaraguan "contras" (a.k.a. "terrorists", a.k.a. "freedom fighters") using some of the profits of CIA drug trafficking.


Citizens of Nicaragua on Wikispooks

Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann5 February 19338 June 2017
Anastasio Somoza García1 February 189629 September 1956With the help of the US Marine Corps started a family dictatorship that maintained absolute control over Nicaragua for 42 years.
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