Ortega: This Is the Limit

Daniel Ortega Saavedra had one of the busiest weeks of his life last week. He spent the first few days in Moscow, attending the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution and meeting with Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Then, as Ortega was flying home, his wife Rosario Murillo gave birth to the couple's seventh child and first daughter. On Thursday night Ortega delivered what he described as the most difficult speech of his career, a 50-minute oration in which he offered to negotiate a cease-fire with the contras. The next day Ortega met in his Managua office with TIME...