Nicaraguan resistance programs for repatriation and resettlement : report to Congressional requesters by United States. General Accounting Office

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  • Resistencia Nicaragüense (San José, Costa Rica),
  • Counterrevolutionaries -- Central America,
  • Counterrevolutionaries -- Nicaragua,
  • Refugees -- Costa Rica,
  • Refugees -- Services for -- Costa Rica,
  • Nicaraguans -- Costa Rica,
  • Refugee camps -- Costa Rica,
  • Nicaragua -- Politics and government -- 1979-1990

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Other titlesPrograms for the Nicaraguan resistance
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office. National Security and International Affairs Division., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Appropriations.
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14538415M

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The Nicaraguan Resistance (Resistencia Nicaragüense, RN) was the last and arguably most successful effort to unify Nicaragua's rebel Contras into a single umbrella organization. It was established in Mayafter the United Nicaraguan Opposition (UNO) floundered.

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The PRN contested in the general elections pulling less than 1% of the votes and obtaining 1 seat (out of 93) in the National the municipal Defunct parties: Coast Alliance, Coordinadora. Cover photo: Resistance fighters in northern Nicaragua, July (© James Nachtwey/Magnum Press) This work is in the public domain in the Nicaraguan resistance book States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C.

A mere eighteen months after the Sandinistas came to power in Nicaragua inMiskitu Indians engaged in a widespread and militant anti-government mobilization. In lateafter more than three years of intense conflict, a negotiated transition to peace and autonomy began.

This study analyzes these contrasting moments in Nicaraguan ethnic politics, drawing on four. The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, online daily edition, and email newsletters.

Unlike other anti-Communist guerrilla movements, the Nicaraguan resistance is fighting on the soil of the West; the Nicaraguan people, the United States, and the resistance leadership itself will insist that this struggle must be fought by the values of our common culture.

The book provides an intriguing inside look at one of the most controversial resistance movements of the 20th century. Excerpt The reader of this examination of the internal and external politics of the Nicaraguan opposition-in-arms, the contras, is in for several surprises.

Former political officer for the Nicaraguan Resistance (the contras), Rogelio Pardo-Maurer shares his experiences of the factional dynamics of that group in this provocative new study. Providing an historical account of internal politics in the Resistance, Pardo-Maurer analyzes the principle factions or issues of contention, devoting special attention to the influence of the U.S.

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[United States. Department of State. Office. Resistance and Contradiction book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A mere eighteen months after the Sandinistas came to power in /5(12).

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Central America: Humanitarian Assistance to the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance. [GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV.;] -- The Congress has been concerned that assistance provided to the Nicaraguan Resistance in Central America be spent as it intended.

As a result. Since Aprilpeople have been killed, according to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. But that number is based on death certificates. The real number, says Felix Maradiaga, is.

the skirmish of San Jacinto remains a major source of Nicaraguan national pride and annual celebration. The United States returned inthis time in the form of a Marine expeditionary. Janu Contra Aid. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi answered host and audience questions about aid to the rebel Contras in Nicaragua.

Resistance and Contradiction: Miskitu Indians and the Nicaraguan State, / Edition 1 available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. the book argues, can be found in the legacy of Miskitu responses to this dual subordination.

While resisting the Nicaraguan state, Miskitu people drew closer to the Anglo-American institutions and worldview Price: $ Nicaraguan Resistance, also known as Resistencia Nicaragüense, RN is an inactive group formed c.

TRAC Analysis: Ideology. Separatist / New Regime Nationalist / Ethnic Nationalist. TRAC Analysis: Tactics. Attacks on Soft Targets, Armed Assault, Hijacking as a Terrorist Tactic.

Happily, Walker got the firing squad he deserved. Unhappily, President Woodrow Wilson invaded Nicaragua in and US Marines remained untilonly leaving after six years of armed resistance.

Upon withdrawing its troops, the United States built up the Nicaraguan National Guard and incorporated some of the former resistance fighters within it.

Polarized opinions yield opposite views of the political conflict that occurred from April to July The hegemonic version told by the media depicts a crazed dictatorship murdering peaceful demonstrators. But this article recounts different experiences and different indignations.

We use the term “soft coup” and place the people’s capacity for resistance in the context of their. Roman Catholic Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo, who became a potent symbol of Nicaraguan resistance first to right-wing tyranny and then to Marxist totalitarianism, died of a.


Washington D.C., 26 February - Diaries, e-mail, and memos of Iran-contra figure Oliver North, posted today on the Web by the National Security Archive, directly contradict his criticisms yesterday of Sen. John Kerry's Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee report on the ways that covert support for the Nicaraguan contras in the s undermined the U.S.

war on drugs. The Ex-Contras and Recontras. Nicaragua Table of Contents. The Nicaraguan Resistance was unable to establish itself as a political presence in Nicaragua after the elections, despite its part in bringing them about.

The Chamorro government found little place in its government for the fighters and leaders of the Nicaraguan Resistance. Sandino’s main thesis, although heavily influenced by anarchism was the support of nationalism and anti-imperialism, specifically the resistance of US occupation and domination of Nicaragua.

The United States had maintained a US Marine force in the country from on, with only brief periods of respite. The rise of a new resistance in Nicaragua.

Oscar René Vargas is a Nicaraguan sociologist and political analyst. A militant in the Sandinista revolution, he.

Named for César Augusto Sandino, a hero of Nicaraguan resistance to U.S. military occupation (–33), the FSLN was founded in by Carlos Fonseca Amador, Silvio Mayorga, and Tomás Borge Martínez as a revolutionary group committed to socialism and to the overthrow of the Somoza family.

Over the next 10 years the FSLN organized political support among. H.R. ( th): A bill to authorize appropriations for assistance to the Nicaraguan democratic resistance. Call or Write Congress React to this bill with an emoji. This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the assassination in Managua of Colonel Enrique Bermúdez Varela, the founder and for ten years the top official military commander of the Nicaraguan Resistance Forces (Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense; FDN-Northern Front) the so-called contras.

The Hoover Archives, which has long had major. book. The Contras, A Special Kind of Politics (Washington Papers) (Former political officer for the Nicaraguan Resistance ) The Contras, A Special Kind of Politics (Washington Papers) by Pardo-Maurer, R.

() Paperback. The Comandante's Gift is an action-adventure novel historically based on the Contra-Sandinista war in Nicaragua during the 's.

How Daniel Ortega Weathered Storm and What Comes Next By Kai M. Thaler and Eric S. Mosinger. On J supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega celebrated the 40th anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled the Somoza family dictatorship and swept Ortega’s Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) into power.

For the majority of the. The cultural logic of contemporary ethnic conflict, the book argues, can be found in the legacy of Miskitu responses to this dual subordination.

While resisting the Nicaraguan state, Miskitu people drew closer to the Anglo-American institutions and worldview. September -- Presidential Finding authorized CIA to support, equip, train paramilitary resistance groups.

December -- Defense Appropriations Act includes $24 million Contra assistance program, but sets cut off for Septem February -- Mining of Nicaraguan harbors begins.

April -- Mining operations become public knowledge. Documentation of Official U.S. Knowledge of Drug Trafficking and the Contras The National Security Archive obtained the hand-written notebooks of Oliver North, the National Security Council aide who helped run the contra war and other Reagan administration covert operations, through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed in Diaz eventually modified the Nicaraguan constitution to allow for U.S.

intervention and U.S. bankers rapidly assumed control of the country’s finances. More Resistance. Inin response to the rise to power of the U.S.-backed Conservative Party, General Benjamin “El Indio” Zeledon began a popularly based resistance movement.

(th). A joint resolution providing emergency assistance for the Nicaraguan democratic resistance. In. As long as these groups exist as entities separate and apart from the Nicaraguan state, they will continue to resist Sandinista rule.

The cost of this struggle in economic and human terms has already been very high, though if the resistance is defeated, it will be higher still.

Alex Aviña is a professor of Latin American history in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. His book, "Specters of Revolution: Peasant.

The key lesson of Chile’s Allende government is that the achievement of socialism depends on the overthrow of the capitalist state. The key lesson of the Nicaraguan Revolution is that it also depends on internationalism.

Capitalism is a global system. Therefore, you cannot build ‘socialism in one country’.

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