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Broad Hall 214

November 2018

Talk: “SOS Nicaragua: Popular Mobilizations, Authoritarianism and the Legacy of U.S. Imperialism”

November 14 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

A talk by Professor Enrique Ochoa Latin American Studies and History at California State University Los Angeles During the last several months, Nicaragua has been ravaged by political mobilizations and state repression. At least 300 people have been killed and thousands injured, and scores jailed by the government of Daniel Ortega. What started as protests to stop cuts to Nicaragua’s social security system and environmental destruction caused by government projects has mushroomed into a broad popular movement that is challenging…

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