Nicaraguan Presidential Address

Nicaraguan President Violetta Chamorro spoke before a Joint Session of Congress on her country’s new democracy. President Chamorro was elected to the Nicaraguan… read more

Nicaraguan President Violetta 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 Four-day state visit to Washington, DC. The U.S. has pledged $541 million to Nicaragua following the election of President Chamorro only, $207 has been dispersed, mainly to reform Nicaragua’s banking system and to aid the development of the private industry. The Nicaraguan president asked Congress for additional financial aid to support her country’s economy and to “rise from the ashes of previous dictatorships.” close

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Nicaraguan Presidential Address

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Program ID:
17580-1
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
Joint Meeting
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 1991 | 10:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 1991 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Apr 16, 1991 | 10:54am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 1991 | 8:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 1991 | 4:35am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 17, 1991 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 20, 1991 | 4:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 1991 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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