Authoritarian Populism Loses Its Glow in Nicaragua
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The last time Americans paid much attention to Nicaragua was during the Cold War, when keeping this tiny, impoverished Central American country out of the hands of Cuba-loving socialists somehow seemed important. But Nicaragua is creeping back into the news as a popular revolt against the elected government of strongman Daniel Ortega gains momentum — and the body count (already topping 300) grows.
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