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Nicaragua Revolution 1979 - 1990
THE STORY CONTINUES...
Violeta Chamorro is elected as President, and she improves diplomatic relation with US.
FSLN still hold the majority of popular support in Nicaragua
Nicaraguan Leader signed peace agreements and hold talks with Contra
Hurricane Hugo left 180,000 homeless people
Daniel Ortega (FSLN's candidate) declared the Nation on a state of emergency suspending civil rights
The Iran-Contra Affair begun
Daniel Ortega elected president
US is condemned by the World Court because they mined Nicaraguan harbours
State of emergency declared due to the contra rebels attacks
Reagan-Bush administration begins funding the Contra war. The purpose was to break the Sandinista regime. The war lasted 10 years and cost 60,000 lives and 178 billion dollars.
Somoza is assassinated in Paraguay.
Sandinista government implements social programs, due to those social programs, Nicaragua gain an international recognition.
Political control between
1980 - 1985
was in hands of five-member junta.
Somoza resigns on
, and flees to Miami, exiling to Paraguay. On
Sandinista forces enter Managua, and hundreds of thousands of Nicaraguans celebrate their triumph.