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CIA, Coakley and the Sandinista's Citizenship Conspiracy By Peter Haug
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HEADLINE: MOST WANTED ARRESTED in Colombia after 22 years. Why? Was Massachusetts governor to be Martha Coakley complicit in setting him up? Read this book to find the side of the story that is NOT... More > available in the press! He was a CIA double agent involved one of the most sophisticated acts of sabatage in history. He is the founder of Falmouth Academy, a distinguished scholar,academic, and writer. Richard Haugh is my father.This book covers many aspects of his life including his work for the CIA and his escape from pursuit in Europe. The focus, however, is on the charges that caused him to flee the US and spend the following twenty-two years of his life in exile. This book is the only source of infomation that takes into account my father's side of the story. Was he ultimately the victim of a power game, a conspiracy? He is by no means a saint but was the accusation of serial rape of a stepdaughter simply a conspiratorial power game that centered on a Sandinista's Citizenship?< Less
The Case Of The Very Hot Car By Rick Fontes
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Rick Moreno styled himself as a skip tracer. He worked out of Houston Texas during the turbulent years of the cold war and although his job description would seem to limit his activities to chasing... More > after bail jumpers, dead beat dads and such, his talents led him far afield into a world of political intrigue, international espionage and global politics. Ripped from the pages of history, The Case Of The Very Hot Car is presented here as recorded in Rick Moreno's Case Books, those personal diaries in which he outlined the details of his professional activities. His set of logbooks provide a glimpse into an often secret, always shadowy world inhabited by people in our government who feel it is their right to bend the rules as long as the desired outcome fits in with their idea of what is good for the rest of us. Rick Moreno is paid to ask questions but are the answers worth dying for?< Less
A Freedom Fighter Once Upon a Time By Chuck Fair
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Love that could never happen burns in war torn Nicaragua. Vietnam Marine, disfranchised from society, joins mercenary forces known as Freedom Fighers to overthrow Sandinista revolutionaries in... More > Nicaragua. Best intentions go haywire!< Less
Nicaragua, Back from the Dead? By Johannes Wilm
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In 1979, the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) overthrew the US-sponsored dictatorship that had ruled the Central American Republic Nicaragua. The revolutionaries were Marxists,... More > and they worked together with Cuba and the Soviet Union. The USA funded a civil war against the new government and maintained an economic boycott of the country, which crippled it severely. In 1990, the FSLN then lost the presidential elections to a US-friendly alternative. In 2006, José Daniel Ortega Saavedra, the same Sandinista who ruled in the 1980s, was elected president of the country and ended thereby 16 years of neoliberal rule. Or did he? 40% of Nicaragua's population call themselves Sandinista, but since the 1980s the meaning of what a Sandinista is has changed. This book attempts to explain what Sandinismo meant in the past and what it is now.< Less
Entre la Monjas, las Naciones Unidas y una Revolución. Memorias de dos Décadas de mi Vida. By Daysi Moncada Bermúdez
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Daysi Moncada, con humor y honestidad intelectual, y de forma anecdótica, publica estas memorias que cubren 3 diferentes etapas. Al ganarse una beca, sin imaginarselo, se va estudiar... More > psicología a Estados Unidos. Se desarrrolla no solo profesionalmente sino que tambien se vuelca hacia otras culturas, nuevos romances y entierra sus prejucios sociales y religosos. Sin proponerselo, termina como funcionaria de la ONU en Nueva York, donde frecuenta círculos de gente de todo el mundo, viaja y profundiza sus conocimientos de la problemátia mundial. En 1989 se regresa a Nicaragua para trabajar dentro del marco de la Revolución Popular Sandinista. Aquí eventualmente se le asigna al trabajo diplomático en Nueva York donde se convierte en es un actor importante en la defensa de Nicaragua en ese foro contra las agresiones de Estados Unidos y denuncia las invasiones a Panama y Granada, entre otras. El relato finaliza al perder las elecciones el FSLN en 1990.< Less
Contra Cross By William Meara
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A journey through the Central American wars of the 1980s as seen through the eyes of a young American officer who worked on both sides of insurgency in the region: In El Salvador Bill Meara supported... More > efforts to defeat insurgents; with Nicaraguans he worked to keep an insurgency alive. One of very few Americans to see both sides up close, he takes readers into his world as an advisor struggling with cultural differences and human rights violations while trying to stay alive in murderous El Salvador. We join him on dangerous helicopter rides into contra base camps on the Honduran-Nicaraguan border and into a U.S. Embassy under attack. From Special Forces school at Ft. Bragg to Joan Baez’s back-stage party in Managua to a contra POW camp deep in the jungle, we get a taste of Meara’s world up close.< Less
Contra Cross By William Meara
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A journey through the Central American wars of the 1980s as seen through the eyes of a young American officer who worked on both sides of insurgency in the region: In El Salvador Bill Meara supported... More > efforts to defeat insurgents; with Nicaraguans he worked to keep an insurgency alive. One of very few Americans to see both sides up close, he takes readers into his world as an advisor struggling with cultural differences and human rights violations while trying to stay alive in murderous El Salvador. We join him on dangerous helicopter rides into contra base camps on the Honduran-Nicaraguan border and into a U.S. Embassy under attack. From Special Forces school at Ft. Bragg to Joan Baez’s back-stage party in Managua to a contra POW camp deep in the jungle, we get a taste of Meara’s world up close.< Less
Contra Cross: Insurgency and Tyranny in Central America, 1979-1989 By William R. Meara
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A journey through the Central American wars of the 1980s as seen through the eyes of a young American officer who worked on both sides of insurgency in the region: In El Salvador Bill Meara supported... More > efforts to defeat insurgents; with Nicaraguans he worked to keep an insurgency alive. One of very few Americans to see both sides up close, he takes readers into his world as an advisor struggling with cultural differences and human rights violations while trying to stay alive in murderous El Salvador. We join him on dangerous helicopter rides into contra base camps on the Honduran-Nicaraguan border and into a U.S. Embassy under attack. From Special Forces school at Ft. Bragg to Joan Baez's back-stage party in Managua to a contra POW camp deep in the jungle, we get a taste of Meara's world up close.< Less
Rebel Yell By Ben Hand
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A heartwarming story of a missionary family in Nicaragua during the hostile takeover by the Sandinistas. The Hand family learns how to cope with unbelieving neighbors, violent military personnel and... More > guerillas, and other problems. They learn that trusting God and living by faith are the keys to life, regardless of whether you are eating steak in the ritziest city or iguana in a third world country.< Less
Rebel Yell By Ben Hand
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A heartwarming story of a missionary family in Nicaragua during the hostile takeover by the Sandinistas. The Hand family learns how to cope with unbelieving neighbors, violent military personnel and... More > guerillas, and other problems. They learn that trusting God and living by faith are the keys to life, regardless of whether you are eating steak in the ritziest city or iguana in a third world country.< Less