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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Forrest D. Colburn In the 1980s, the Nicaraguan Revolution was widely held to be an exciting turning point in the history of Latin America. With the overthrow of a family dynasty, the Somozas, who had governed this small Central American country for 43 years, such claims seemed thoroughly...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 28–38.
Published: 01 June 2015
... America. The Nicaraguan Canal would accommodate the next generation of the world’s largest boats in competition with the Panama Canal, which is expected to conclude its own decade-long, multi-billion dollar expansion by 2016. Through commerce and tourism, the new canal could raise Nicaragua’s GDP by more...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 36–40.
Published: 01 September 2017
... religion Daniel Ortega NICKELSTAR In a central Nicaraguan town in 2014, not far from the birthplace of revolutionary hero Augusto Sandino, Lucia, 15, had been suffering from stomach pains. After several days of discomfort, her mother walked her to a nearby health clinic, where a doctor...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 34–41.
Published: 01 December 2011
...,” says Cecilia Espinoza of Ipas, a women’s rights group. The relationship between church and state was not always as cozy as it is today, says veteran Nicaraguan journalist Tomas Stargardter. In the 1980s, when Ortega first came to power and steered the country toward the left, Nicaragua’s Catholic...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 81–83.
Published: 01 December 2016
... important than its relationship with Beijing? Russian activity in Latin America and Africa receives less attention than its actions elsewhere. But in Latin America, Russia, like the USSR before it, is an important supplier of arms. Venezuela has been a notable customer in the past, and recent Nicaraguan...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2000
... guerrillas holding one-third of El Salvador, with Washington fighting a “covert war” against the Nicaraguan Sandinistas by arming the “contras,” and with Honduras as a U.S. “aircraft carrier” aiding and supply­ ing the contra war. It was not until the Costa Rican president, Oscar Arias, managed to ap­...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2005
... of It is a wager of significant proportions that increased commercial integration to the will reshape their economies and societies benefit of the people of Central America.”1 in the coming decades, and provide new Nicaraguan president Enrique Bolanos de­ fodder for the ongoing global debate on clared...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (1): 95–99.
Published: 01 March 2005
... of Nicaraguan harbors. He took aim at torture of detainees by “beatings with cables the CIA’s self-serving exaggeration of Soviet and hosepipes, electric shocks to their ear­ strength, reminding his colleagues that lobes and genitals, and food and water dep­ Russia was the only industrial nation where...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 2–6.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and material toll, its angry and when it agreed to hear Nicaragua’s charge resentful populace, and its soaring cost. that the United States had covertly mined Nicaraguan harbors. Americans are not well A New Strategy of Peace served in a world...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2012
... when the Nicaraguan government granted them autonomy in 1987. Violence continues to flare in India’s Tripura and Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hills because of the lack of implementation of peace accords that would have addressed land grievances and demands for greater local power. Abkhazia calmed down after...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 48–55.
Published: 01 June 2000
... to play up his differ­ against Michael Dukakis, Jesse Jackson, and ences with his fellow-Democrats on foreign Richard Gephardt, Gore was pro-Israel, on policy. the side of the Nicaraguan contras, and for the use of force abroad generally. “I think it The Environmentalist is important to realize...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 31–39.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., with some excep­ represented the most provocative challenge tions, Seoul and Washington took a similar to the organization. Unlike in the 1980s, carrot-and-stick approach toward North however, when the n e d ’s support for the Korea. Nicaraguan contras found favor in the Rea­ The NED nevertheless...