NICARAGUA: Death at the Cross Roads (Cont'd)

Death at the Cross Roads (Cont'd)

Not long before the evil midnight when a company of Nicaraguan National Guardsmen murdered their country's most famed character, Augusto Cesar Sandino (TIME, March 5), Sandino had said: "There are now three powers in Nicaragua: President Sacasa, the Guardia and myself." Though he was dead Sandino was last week still one of Nicaragua's three powers, but the order of importance had changed.

The. Guardia had moved up to first. Its commander. General Anastacio Somoza, had undermined President Juan Bautista Sacasa's prestige by the simple device of...

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