Contras

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epA man mocks Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega during an anti-government protest in Managua on August 11th. Photograph: Esteban Biba/EPA

Juan José is digging a latrine on the small, 8m by 25m plot the government of Daniel Ortega has given him to build a house. It is prime real estate, a(...)

Demonstrators fire a homemade mortar during a protest against the government of Nicaragua’s president Daniel Ortega in Managua on Wednesday. Photograph: Oswaldo Rivas

A thuggish response to weeks of protests has eroded carefully constructed pillars of support in the church, military and business world for Nicaraguan(...)

Junk Ensemble and Tom Clonan perform Soldier Still at the Mac, Belfast

Soldier Still The Mac, Belfast Tuesday October 17th & Wednesday October 18th 7.45pm £12-£25 belfastinternationalartsfestival.com A hit at this ye(...)

The engaging Damsin Idris as Franklin Saint in  Snowfall

Opening with a swooping, twirling camera shot through the hazy summer sunshine of South Central LA, over a song that would provide the hook to Califor(...)

Doug Liman: “The CIA have no choice but to get into bed with these drug traffickers. And that odd-couple relationship between characters like those played by Tom Cruise and Domhnall Gleeson is how the CIA works.”

Arthur L Liman, the former president of the Legal Aid Society of New York and the chief counsel for the US Senate’s investigation of the Iran-Contra A(...)

A supporter of Nicaragua’s president Daniel Ortega holds up a flag of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) after elections in Managua, Nicaragua. Photograph: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters

Nicaraguan leftist Daniel Ortega powered to his third consecutive term as president of the poor Central American country on Sunday, as voters cheered (...)

Adnan Khashoggi: Saudi billionaire negotiated billions of dollars in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia in the 1970s and played “a central role for the US government” with CIA operatives in selling guns to Iran, according to a 1992 US Senate report co-written by then-Senator John Kerry, now the US secretary of state. Photograph: Getty Images

One day during his presidential re-election campaign in September 1996, Bill Clinton walked into a room in Westin Crown Center hotel in Kansas City. A(...)

Too lovely to say no

A s a war correspondent 25 years ago, Jacqui Marson (50) was the bubbly one in the crew, enthusiastically keeping everyone’s spirits up amidst (...)