Violeta Chamorro

Violeta Chamorro

Violeta Barrios Torres de Chamorro is a Nicaraguan politician, former president and publisher, known for ending the final chapter of the Nicaraguan Revolution known as the Contra War and bringing peace to the country. Chamorro was the first and, to date, only woman to hold the position of president in Nicaragua. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Violeta Chamorro has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 News Conference as a Presidential Candidate for the Nicaraguan Opposition. The year with the most videos was 1991 with four videos. Most appearances with George H. W. Bush (2). Most common tag: Nicaragua.

Appearances by Title:


President, Nicaragua c. January 1, 1990 - c. April 9, 1992 Videos: 5 Presidential Candidate, Nicaraguan Opposition c. November 8, 1989 - c. January 1, 1990 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Women World Leaders Summit

    Women World Leaders Summit

    Panelists discussed the challenges women face when elected to political office. Problems they discussed include the…

  • Results of Central American Summit

    Results of Central American Summit

    The leaders of Honduras and Nicaragua responded to questions from reporters on the results of the Central American summit…

  • Nicaragua Arrival Ceremony

    Nicaragua Arrival Ceremony

    President George Bush and Nicaraguan President Chamorro spoke on democracy in Nicaragua in a formal arrival ceremony for the…

  • Presidential State Dinner Remarks

    Presidential State Dinner Remarks

    President Bush and President Chamorro exchanged toasts in honor of the good relations between the United States and…

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