This Is the Thanks We Get?

Bush Administration officials are seriously considering freezing a $300 million aid package to Violeta Chamorro's government in Nicaragua. Reason: Nicaragua refuses to withdraw a suit filed in the World Court charging that the U.S.-backed contra war violated international law. The cautious Chamorro doesn't want to offend the powerful Sandinistas, who filed the case in 1984 and continue to hold control over the people's army.


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