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Register of the Enrique Bermúdez Varela papers, 1980-1990
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Description
Reports, memoranda, clippings, and other printed matter relating to political conditions and civil war in Nicaragua.
Background
Enrique Bermúdez Varela was the founder, and for ten years the top official military commander, of the Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense (FDN-Northern Front), also known as the contras. In that capacity, he and more overtly political leaders, (including Alfonso Robelo, Adolfo Calero, and Arturo Cruz,) met with United States president Ronald Reagan and other top officials. The contras' opposed the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN), or Sandinista, government.
Extent
4 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (2.0 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.