President Reagan signs this doctrine, which gave the CIA permission to recruit and support the Contras with 19 million dollars in military aid.
By this time, the United States has spent 24 million dollars on aiding the Contras
Congress cut off all funding to the Contra's in 1985 by the Boland Amendment
Within five months, the illiteracy rate in Nicaragua dropped from 50.3% to 12.9%. This was started by the Sandinistas.
Founded by the FSLN (the Sandinistas). Studied the ideologies of the FSLN.
New editorial brand that was provided by the FSLN to the public. It was a new way to learn the news and it started a new lifestyle for the people of Nicaragua.