Essays Tagged: "Nicaragua"

Covert Operation. A good paper on the CIA's involvement in Panamas' drug war

$82 million. In this paper I will discuss the United States' use ofcovert actions using Panama and Nicaragua as examples. I had planned onwriting my paper on Manuel Noriega and his connections with t ... , Guatemala in 1954, Indonesia in1958, Cuba in 1959, Ecuador in 1963, Brazil in 1964, Chile in 1970,Nicaragua in 1979 and Grenada in 1983 to name a few.(Agee, 2) Thesegovernments, and others attacked ...

(9 pages) 143 0 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This essay is an article about the CIA sponsored Contra group in Nicaragua.

. However a little known fact to most US citizens is the secretive CIA backed military operation in Nicaragua known as the Contras. The Contra group is currently based in Honduras where they train und ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.4 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security


NicaraguaThe area of Nicaragua is 50,193 sq. mi. The Nicaraguan highlands, with a elevation about 20 ... area of Nicaragua is 50,193 sq. mi. The Nicaraguan highlands, with a elevation about 2000 ft, cross Nicaragua from the northwest to the southeast. Several mountain ranges, the highest of which, the Co ... the highlands from east to west. In the west is a great basin, or depression, containing two lakes, Nicaragua, the largest in Central America, and Managua. The two are connected by the Tipitapa River. ...

(4 pages) 82 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

William Walker, a filibuster of the 19th century in America.

h, 1824. Among the titles he claimed in his lifetime were President of Lower California, Emperor of Nicaragua, Doctor, lawyer, and writer. The study of this interesting character requires a good look ... a. To further this goal, he gathered a small army of supporters from Lower California and landed in Nicaragua, in 1855, invited by the leader of the Democratic faction there. His army, later referred ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Facts on Costa Rica> The Republic of Costa Rica. Works Cited Included!

f small nations that together comprise the isthmus of Central America.1 The republic is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea and Panama on the east, and the Pacific Ocean on the south ...

(6 pages) 93 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Origin of the Spanish Language

, Cuba, theDominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, EquatorialGuinea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama,Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. In addition, itis widely spoken in other n ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The Truth of the Cafta Treaty. About the Free Trade Agreement between the US and Central America

nged much of the past decades referring to it's plans with the Middle Region, with the exception of Nicaragua due to it's socialist period. To help Central America the United States planed the famous ... ies who were capitalist. This is clearly seen on the embargo over communist Cuba. During the recent Nicaraguan Civil War it has been proven that the US funded anti-socialist guerillas so that they cou ...

(5 pages) 77 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

More harm than good

ace are able to save their river and farms.In the late 1980s, a communist government was elected in Nicaragua. They had popular support based on elaborate plans for agrarian reform and an egalitarian ... , the US government supported a group of highly armed rebels, the Contras, in their attacks against Nicaragua's elected regime. In the novel, Codi considers her beloved sister Hallie's move to Nicarag ...

(5 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To what extent did soviet policy toward Nicaragua and Cuba during the 1980s confirm the U.S. image of an aggressive, interventionist global power intent on confronting the United States?

iating whether or not a nation can be defined as aggressive, however, Soviet policy towards neither Nicaragua nor Cuba during the 1980's involved such actions. What remains to be analysed is the natur ... late 1970s following a series of leftist revolutions in the third world in places such as Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Angola and South Yemen. However, all these revolutions (with the exception of Angola) wer ...

(10 pages) 57 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Sweatshop Labor: Not Just a Thing of the Past

ina, and Bangladesh. It is also common in the Latin American and South American Countries, such as, Nicaragua & Guatemala, and Colombia & Ecuador. There once was a very big problem of low wage ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Australia's Position on Debt Relief

pring of 2001 the Australian government said it would cancel 100 percent of all debts owed to it by Nicaragua and Ethiopia. This makes a tremendous impact on Ethiopians because the average income in E ... is makes a tremendous impact on Ethiopians because the average income in Ethiopia per year is $100! Nicaragua owes Australia $6.3 million and Ethiopia $12.7. These countries spend much more on repayin ...

(1 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Battles of the Sandinistas and how US involvement helped neither side.

Did Anyone Win the War in Nicaragua?Why was it that during Reagan's years as president he spent to much time, money and effort ... more corruption than any other country in Central America. The only reason the US was involved with Nicaragua, was because they had business-ties and contracts of US companies on the line who produced ... s because they had business-ties and contracts of US companies on the line who produced products in Nicaragua, then shipped them to the US.The Somoza Family was continually challenged militarily much ...

(13 pages) 58 2 4.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Globalization's Expiatory Sheep: Victimization of workers

onal Labor Council, a study was conducted on wages and living expenses for workers in sweatshops in Nicaragua. They found a pay stub, "from the NICSEDA factory (which produces for Polo & Ralph Lau ... eous. There is no way a person can live off those wages.The report left off by informing that these Nicaraguan workers were tired of their ridiculously low wages so in protest they were going to try t ...

(9 pages) 115 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights


mentary. In the documentary it showed us the story of two men on the road to the United States from Nicaragua. They travel with little or no money because of the lack of employment in their homelands. ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The history of Nicaragua

Nicaragua, republic and largest nation in Central America. Called "the land of lakes and volcanoes," ... its capital and largest city, twice in the 20th century.With a population of more than 4.2 million, Nicaragua is the least densely populated country in Central America, and also the most urban. Its pe ... erican descent, but include ethnic minorities of Native American, African, and European background. Nicaragua's economy is based largely on agriculture, especially on crops grown for export. Coffee is ...

(40 pages) 122 0 4.1 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Sandinista Movement

Nicaragua: From Somoza to the RevolutionGrowing up in Nicaragua in the fifties and sixties was no ea ... wealth and land eventually rolled over into his son's dictatorships and their view of politics for Nicaragua. First came Luis in the late fifties and early sixties, then Anastasio Jr. in the mid sixt ... onishing figure was that during this time only one percent, of the two and a half million people in Nicaragua, owned all of the land. Of that one percent, the Somoza family owned 20-25 percent of the ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Country of Honduras: A brief report on Honduras, including its economy, culture, environment, etc.

Pablo Bryce AmackerSra. RobinsonSpanish 14/17/07HondurasHonduras is located south of Nicaragua and on the west of Guatemala. It is the second largest country in Central America after Ni ... estimated at 28% of the population.Honduras borders the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. Nicaragua is at its southeast and El Salvador to the southwest with Guatemala at its direct west. Ho ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Doesn't Have A Title

emic in a country that you shouldn't be messing with(need i remind you of the Iran-Contra Affair in Nicaragua???), free health care, a greater amount of space in our country (which will soon be a majo ...

(1 pages) 261 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Central America’s Nicaragua has had a long history of corruption

Central America's Nicaragua has had a long history of corruption and war. It seems that in ever election of a new pres ... he votes are always split, and half the country rebels. Due to a never-ending cycle that started in Nicaragua's history, Balanos is destined to fail his country just like the leaders that preceded him ... ere driven out. In 1963 Anastasio Somoza Debayle became the unofficial president of Nicaragua. His father and older brother had held office off and on since 1937. He had seen the shamb ...

(3 pages) 362 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Exhibit Report, Field Trip to the International Center of Photography

roach? Has her work changed over time? If so, what changes do you see?Carnival Strippers – 1972Nicaragua – 1978-1979Kurdistan – after (1991)Two of her collections emphasized the destruc ... r subjects were people. Then afterwards, starting in 1978, she did a photographic collection called Nicaragua. Most of her subjects were people, especially those in rallies against political leaders a ...

(5 pages) 14 0 4.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts