Nicaragua since December 23 1973


On December 23, 1972 Managua was destroyed by an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale. Since then, Nicaraguans have seen the ousting of the Somoza family in the 1979 revolution, the Contra war, and the effects of the animosity of the North against the South.

Gustavo Parajon is well known to Greenbelt. He’s been coming – on and off – since 1987. Founding CEPAD (the Council of Churches promoting Relief and Development) after the massive Nicaraguan all over the world, including inside the White House.

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