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  • emDivorcing the Dictatorem
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    Divorcing the Dictator

    The author of Divorcing the Dictator: America’s Bungled Affair with Noriega discussed the book. Kempe’s theme is that the U.S. started the relationship in 1960 without thinking of the consequences. “The…

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  • Nicaraguan Presidential Inauguration
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    Nicaraguan Presidential Inauguration

    Daniel Ortega spoke at his inauguration as president of Nicaragua.

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  • New Nicaraguan President
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    New Nicaraguan President

    Otto Reich talked about the re-election of Daniel Ortega as Nicaragua’s president after twenty years. He considered the meaning of the election results for Nicaragua, Latin America as a…

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  • emBlood on the Border  A Memoir of the Contra Warem
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    Blood on the Border: A Memoir of the Contra War

    Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz talked about her book Blood on the Border: A Memoir of the Contra War, published by South End Press. In this, the third volume of her memoirs, the author recounts the Contra War in…

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  • Ambassadors Confirmation Hearing
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    Ambassadors Confirmation Hearing

    Senator Coleman, chairman of the Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps and Narcotics Affairs Subcommittee, held a confirmation hearing for David H. Wilkins to be the ambassador to Canada.…

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  • Nicaraguan Presidential Address
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    Nicaraguan Presidential Address

    Nicaraguan President Chamorro spoke before a joint session of Congress on her country’s new democracy. President Chamorro was elected to the Nicaraguan presidency in February 1990 over President Ortega, and is on a…

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  • Nicaragua Arrival Ceremony
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    Nicaragua Arrival Ceremony

    President George Bush and Nicaraguan President Chamorro spoke on democracy in Nicaragua in a formal arrival ceremony for the foreign leader on the South Lawn of the White House. President…

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  • Presidential State Dinner Remarks
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    Presidential State Dinner Remarks

    President Bush and President Chamorro exchanged toasts in honor of the good relations between the United States and Nicaragua. They did not answer questions from reporters.

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  • Future Prospects of Nicaragua
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    Future Prospects of Nicaragua

    The first visit of Nicaraguan President Violeta Chamorro is the topic of discussion, as well as the future of Nicaragua.

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  • Open Phones President Chamorro Address
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    Open Phones: President Chamorro Address

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The Speaker read a letter from the Speaker wherein he designated Representative Kildee to act as Speaker pro tempore for the day. 63 public bills, three private bills, and ten resolutions…

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  • Nicaraguan Political Situation
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    Nicaraguan Political Situation

    Mr. Lacayo, Minister of the Presidency in Nicaragua, discussed the economic outlook, military forces, and other aspects of Nicaragua’s political situation and the development of democracy…

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  • Nicaragua Issues
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    Nicaragua Issues

    Mr. Lacayo discussed governmental policy changes in Nicaragua, including distribution of land to the 20,000 contra rebels; a reduction in the size of the army and a reorientation of the politics of the…

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  • Situation in Nicaragua
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    Situation in Nicaragua

    Mr. Leal discussed current events in Nicaragua and the results of the meeting of the Partnership for Democracy in the Development of Central America.

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  • Aid to Panama  Nicaragua
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    Aid to Panama & Nicaragua

    Congressman Edwards discusses the supplemental appropriations bill pending in Congress. He is the ranking member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations.

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  • Presidential News Conference
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    Presidential News Conference

    The president met with reporters to urge Congress to pass his emergency foreign aid request for Nicaragua and Panama. He also answered questions on the upcoming U.S.-Soviet summit and on…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 310, setting forth the congressional budget for 1991-95. Presidential messages were read concerning developments in Panama and the national emergency in…

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  • USNicaragua Relations
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    U.S.-Nicaragua Relations

    Senator Durenberger was a member of the delegation to Managua for the inauguration of Violetta Chamorro on April 25. He discusses the future of relations with Nicaragua and with the rest of…

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  • Congressional News Conference
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    Congressional News Conference

    After congressional leaders receive a briefing from President Bush, they discuss Soviet actions in Lithuania, aid to Nicaragua and Panama, and the hostages in the Middle East.

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  • Disbanding of Contra Forces in Nicaragua
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    Disbanding of Contra Forces in Nicaragua

    Mr. Leahy discussed the cease-fire announced earlier that day between the Contras and the Sandinistas. He discussed U.S. policy towards Nicaragua and its obligations to the Contra forces.

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