Monday, May 7

Death of a tyrant

The Age
Death of a tyrant - Miami - Borge’s bloody term of office as Nicaragua’s interior minister from 1979 to 1990 was an unrelieved reign of terror. Thousands of political opponents disappeared into his gulag of prisons (human-rights groups counted 800 in just the first 18 months), never to be seen again. Those who did reappear often did so as corpses, hideously disfigured by torture.  Read more

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