Some Excellent Insights
that mirror Nicaragua. What I don't understand is how, with their masterful propaganda do the Sandinistas let some incident like Puracal or the "Italian Confiscation" seize the headlines? Both could have been managed so much better, with at least a facade of due process and respect for the rule of law.
The end results could have been the same (to the benefit of the Sandinista piñateros in the Italian's case),, but the perception could have been managed much better. With the Nicaraguan judiciary deeply in the back pocket of the Sandinistas, what was the hurry?? Why not let the wheels of Nicaraguan "justice" grind on to the inevitable outcome without the bad publicity?