Nicaragua: Job Vacancy

A loyal ambassador quits

Francisco Fiallos Navarro, 36, has been faced with a daunting task: defending the interests of Nicaragua's Marxist-led Sandinista government to a hostile Administration in Washington. For ten months the unassuming Ambassador to the U.S. performed the job loyally and, according to State Department officials, well. So well, in fact, that few people knew of Fiallos' growing misgivings about the onetime revolutionaries who hold power in Nicaragua. Last week, however, the Nicaraguan Foreign Ministry announced that Fiallos was being reassigned to other unspecified duties. Fiallos' version was that he...

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