LATIN AMERICA: Battlefield

Once again U. S. marines were sent last week to occupy Managua, the capital of Nicaragua. Round about the city marched and countermarched the armies of the usurper, President Chamorro and the Liberal counter-revolutionary leader, onetime Vice President Sacassa. Total casualties for the week were roughly estimated at 100. After a particularly fierce skirmish, President Chamorro courteously requested the commander of the U. S. gunboat Tulsa, which was anchored at the port of Corinto, to steam seven miles up the coast to the scene of battle and take care of the wounded,...

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