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What was the international (not American) opinion of the 1984 Nicaraguan Election?

The Reagan administration obviously condemned it as a "Soviet sham," which ramped up tensions and aid to the Contras. What were the opinions of the international community? What did human rights ...
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Was there hostile contact between deployed US forces and Sandinista forces during Operation Golden Pheasant?

Operation Golden Pheasant was a deployment of US paratroopers to Honduras in 1988 following an incursion of the Nicaraguan military to pursue Nicaraguan Contra forces seeking sanctuary in Honduras. ...
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Where did Vasco Núñez de Balboa first see the South Ocean?

Do we know the exact place in Panama where Vasco Núñez de Balboa first saw the South Ocean? (If so, do we have a picture of this place where he saw the two oceans at the same time?) In Decisive ...