U.S. assistance to Nicaraguan guerillas

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Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, Major Issues System , [Washington, D.C.]
Military assistance, American -- Nicaragua, Guerrillas -- Nicaragua, United States -- Foreign relations -- Nicaragua, Nicaragua -- Foreign relations -- United States, United States -- Foreign relations -- Law and legisl
Other titlesUS assistance to Nicaraguan guerillas, United States assistance to Nicaraguan guerillas
Statementby Nina M. Serafino
SeriesCRS issue brief -- order code IB84139, Issue brief (Library of Congress. Major Issues System) -- no. IB84139, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1984-85, reel 7, fr. 0471
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Major Issues System
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination13 p., [3] p. of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15453862M

Get this from a library. U.S. assistance to Nicaraguan guerillas: issues for the Congress. [Nina M Serafino; Library of Congress. Major Issues System.]. The Contras were the various U.S.-backed and funded right-wing rebel groups that were active from to the early s in opposition to the socialist Sandinista Junta of National Reconstruction Government in the separate contra groups, the Nicaraguan Democratic Force (FDN) emerged as the largest by far.

Invirtually all contra Allies: United States. The Nicaraguan Revolution (Spanish: Revolución Nicaragüense or Revolución Popular Sandinista) encompassed the rising opposition to the Somoza dictatorship in the s and s, the violent campaign led by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) to oust the dictatorship in –79, the subsequent efforts of the U.S.

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military occupation of Nicaragua; hero and symbol of resistance to U.S. domination in Latin America Assassinated by National Guard forces of Gen. Anastasio Somoza García (who seized power in coup d'etat in ). Library of Congress Major Issues System. U.S. assistance to Nicaraguan guerillas: issues for the Congress by Nina M Serafino (Book) 2 editions published Bell by Bob Lyke (Book) 3 editions published.

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The United States was simultaneously offering the new Nicaraguan Government assistance unprecedented during the Somoza years. The second part is written more like the legal brief it. The Marine Corps' development of aerial delivery in Nicaragua between and By Alexander F.

Barnes and Sara E. Cothren Janu Share on Twitter. The New York Times admitted in a article ‘Political Meddling by Outsiders: Not New for U.S.’ that that The National Endowment for Democracy(NED) which is basically a CIA institution was used “For the Nicaraguan election ofit provided more than $3 million in ”technical” assistance, some of which was used to bolster Violeta.

The Sandinistas inherited a country suffering from crushing poverty, a $ billion debt, and a lack of progress under Somoza.

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The United States tightened the noose with a trade embargo and severed sources of credit. U.S. Support for the Contras was also devastating to the Nicaraguan economy as more and more resources had to be diverted to defence.

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In response to this perceived threat, the United States dramatically increased its military assistance to the government of El Salvador, provided U.S.

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After losing free and fair elections in, andformer Sandinista President Daniel ORTEGA was elected president in, and most recently in During the U.S. government’s decade-long support of the Contra rebels who waged an armed campaign against Nicaragua’s leftist Sandinista regime in the s, the CIA funneled all manner of assistance to the anti-socialist “freedom fighters,” from training and financial assistance to covert operations.

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