NICARAGUA: Murder at the Crossroads

Augusto Cesar Sandino walked slowly through the white portico of Nicaragua's Presidential Palace and stepped into his car. His stomach was warm with the fine dinner his oldtime friend and fellow rebel, President Juan B. Sacasa, had given him. He was among friends: the father who had brought him up a Liberal, his brother Socrates, two of his favorite generals, Estrada and Umanzor, and the Minister of Agriculture, Sofonias Salvatierra, his host in Managua. From the Palace eminence on a dead volcano he could see all Managua lying flat under a pale...

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