Nicaragua

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23/12/1972
An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale and lasting two hours devastates the Nicaraguan capital Managua. Ten thousand people are feared dead and 80% of the buildings are destroyed.
04/05/1983
Ronald Reagan is providing support to the Contras in their struggle against the Sandinista goverment in Nicaragua.
24/03/1988
The conflict in Nicaragua between Sandinistas and Contras is paused following an accord signed by Daniel Ortega and Adolfo Calera
25/02/1990
In a shock election result Violeta Chamorro defeats Daniel Ortega in the Nicaraguan elections
30/10/1998
A landslide in Nicaragua, caused by hurricane Mitch, kills at least 2,000 people
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