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  • Promoting Democracy in Latin America
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    Promoting Democracy in Latin America

    Mark Green, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator, talked about promoting democracy and peace in Latin America, particularly in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Colombia. He…

  • Central America Ambassador Nominees Testify Before Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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    Nicaragua, Honduras and Suriname Ambassadorial Nominations

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing to consider the ambassadorial nominations of Kevin Sullivan for Nicaragua, Francisco Palmieri for Honduras, and Karen Williams for…

  • Hudson Institute Hosts Discussion on Nicaragua Protests
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    Nicaragua Protests

    Former diplomats and political analysts talked about recent civil unrest and protests in Nicaragua under President Daniel Ortega’s leadership. They were joined by a Nicaraguan youth activist who…

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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…

  • Nicaraguan Presidential Inauguration
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    Nicaraguan Presidential Inauguration

    Daniel Ortega spoke at his inauguration as president of Nicaragua.

  • 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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    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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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…

  • Nicaragua Issues
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    Nicaragua Issues

    Antonio Lacayo, Nicaraguan Minister of The Presidency discussed governmental policy changes in Nicaragua, including distribution of land to the 20,000 contra rebels; a reduction in the size of the army…

  • 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.

  • 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. The…

  • 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…

  • 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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