NAGs

Sandinistan National Liberation Front (FSLN)


Year Formed: 1977
Year Terminated: 1979

Target States:
Nicaragua

Ideational Characteristics:
Leftist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Cuba

Costa Rica

Panama

Honduras

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 422

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1619

References:

DeYoung, Karen. "Defiant Fires of Monimbo Kindle Nicaraguan Hopes of Toppling Dictatorship". The Washington Post. 24 Jul. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A12.

DeYoung, Karen. "Exiled Nicaraguan Guerrilla Pledges to Depose Somoza". The Washington Post. 19 Oct. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A21.

DeYoung, Karen. "Beneath the Surface, Nicaraguans Live on Nerves". The Washington Post. 30 Nov. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; Letter From; A18.

DeYoung, Karen. "Nicaragua Says 300 Irregulars Attack From Costa Rica". The Washington Post. 30 May. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A28. 

DeYoung, Karen. "Sandinista-Backed Junta Pays Visit to Panama". The Washington Post. 28 Jun. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A24.

DeYoung, Karen. "Sandinista Disclaim Marxism; Nicaragua Rebels Affirm Goal of 'Pluralistic Democracy'; Nicaraguan Rebels Reject Cuban Model". The Washington Post. 16 Oct. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A2.

DeYoung, Karen. "Sandinistas' Long Struggle for Victory; Sandinistas Often Altered Strategy to Gain Support; Nicaraguan Rebels Often Revised Strategy to Win Broad Support". The Washington Post. 24 Jun. 1979. sec: First Section; A1.

DeYoung, Karen. "Nicaragua's Future: A Second Cuba?; Direction of New Nicaragua Unclear; Direction Under Sandinistas is Unclear". The Washington Post. 24 Jul. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

DeYoung, Karen. "Nicaragua Counts Losses as Somoza Wins First Round; Nicaraguan Aftermath Leaves Death, Destruction, Hatred; News Analysis". The Washington Post. 25 Sep. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

DeYoung, Karen. "Sandinistas Leave Many Positions in Nicaraguan Capital; U.S. Envoy Talks With Nicaraguan Junta Leaders; U.S. Envoy, Junta Leaders Talks". The Washington Post. 29 Jun. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A17.

DeYoung, Karen. "Uneasy Alliance of Rebels, Businessmen to Rule Nicaragua". The Washington Post. 22 Jul. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A14.

DeYoung, Karen. "Somoza Resigns, Successor Named; Somoza, Aides Reportedly Ready to Flee". The Washington Post. 17 Jul. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

DeYoung, Karen. "Sandinistas Try Pulling Together to Bring Down Somoza". The Washington Post. 5 Apr. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A22.

DeYoung, Karen. "Sympathy for Rebels, Fear of Somoza Bind Costa Rica to Nicaragua's War". The Washington Post. 4 Jul. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A21.

DeYoung, Karen. "Civilian Aid Buoys Nicaraguan Rebels; Civilian Aid Buoys Sandinista Rebels". The Washington Post. 25 Jun. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

DeYoung, Karen. "Interim Government in Managua Collapses; Somoza's Successor Flees". The Washington Post. 19 Jul. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

DeYoung, Karen. "Sandinistas Enter Managua, Ending Civil War; Nicaraguan Guerrillas End Civil War by Taking Managua". The Washington Post. 20 Jul. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

DeYoung, Karen & Oberdorfer, Don. "Somoza Reported Meeting Latin Allies; Somoza, Allies Meet As U.S. Talks Falter". The Washington Post. 14 Jul. 1979. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

Preston, Julia. "Party Runs Nicaragua Like a Secret Society". The Washington Post. 3 Jul. 1989. Final Edition. sec: First Section; Page A1.

Ross, Oakland. "LATIN AMERICA Drowning out the speeches with kids' calls for peace". The Globe and Mail (Canada). 13 Nov. 1982.

Llosa, Mario Vargas. "In Nicaragua". The New York Times. 28 Apr. 1985. Late City Final Edition. sec: Section 6; Page 37; Column 2; Magazine Desk.

Glueck, Grace. "7- Story Village Mural of Stars of the Left". The New York Times. 7 Sep. 1988. Late City Final Edition. sec: Section C; Page 17; Column 1; Cultural Desk.

-"U.S. Says MEdiation Still Needed Despite Nicaraguan Action". The Washinton Post. 23 Nov. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A36.

-"Guerrillas Add to Somoza's Woes, Attack 2 Towns as Strike Continues". The Washington Post. 4 Feb. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A13.

-"Somoza's Chief Military Aide Killed in Managua by Leftist Guerrillas". The Washington Post. 10 Mar. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; Around the World; A25.

-"Guerrillas Seize National Palace in Nicaragua; Nicaraguan Guerrilas Seize National Palace". The Washington Post. 23 Aug. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

-"Rebels are Flown From Nicaragua; Hostages Released; Nicaraguan Guerrillas Release Hostages, Fly to Panama". The Washington Post. 25 Aug. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; A1.

-"Nicaraguan Clash". The Washington Post. 12 Dec. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; Around the World; A20.

-"Nicaraguan Shows Confidence". The Washington Post. 7 Oct. 1978. Final Edition. sec: First Section; Around the World; A12.