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By William I Robinson

As an research of the arguable US function within the 1990 Nicaraguan elections, this e-book exposes the duplicitous and doubtless unlawful intervention of the united states within the electoral strategy of a sovereign state. Drawing on mystery files and interviews, the writer brings to mild the clandestine actions people officers and examines the consequences of the "electoral intervention undertaking" for US overseas coverage and for social swap within the 3rd international within the post-Cold struggle period.

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1580 Juan Bautista Monzó n, Visitador. Alonso Ranjel founds Salazar de las Palmas. 1581 Gaspar de Rodas founds Zaragoza on the Nechi River. 1582 Juan Prieto de Orellana, Visitador. 1585 Francisco Guillén Chaparro, President of the New Kingdom of Granada. Pedro Daza founds Medina de las Torres. San Sebastián de los Reyes is founded. 1585-1586 Drake attacks the Caribbean Coast and holds Cartagena for ransom. 1586 The miraculous restoration of the Virgin of Chiquinquirá occurs. 1587 Smallpox epidemic occurs.

May: Nariño at first defeats royalist forces at the Battle of Tacines but is later forced to surrender to Spanish authorities. August: The United Provinces makes an unsuccesful attempt at reconciliation with Cundinamarca. José Fernández Madrid, José Maria Castillo y Rada, and Joaquin Camacho are elected as a triumvirate to govern the United Provinces. September: Bolivar suffers reversals in Venezuela, returns to New Granada, and reports to the Congress of the United Provinces. November-December: Bolivar campaigns against Cundinamarca.

1703 Diego Córdoba de Lasso de la Vega, President of New Granada. 1706 Francisco de Cossío y Otero, Archbishop of Bogotá. 1708 English ships destroy Spanish merchant vessels off the Barú Islands near Cartagena. 1712 The audiencia governs New Granada. 1713 Great Britain receives the asiento de negros for the sale of black slaves. 1717 Nicolás Infante de Vanegas, President of New Granada. 1719 Jorge Villalonga, Viceroy of New Granada. The Viceroyalty of the New Kingdom of Granada is established. 1723 The Viceroyalty is suppressed and the Presidency restored.

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