Lesson 20: US Intervention in Central America Part 1
November 8, 2022
- Drug Cartels
- How much is the illegal drug trade in Annual Revenue?
- Geography of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
- Map Quiz
- Countries: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico.
- Nicaragua, Honduras and the Iran-Contra Affair
- Occupied by US Marine Corp 1927-1933
- Somoza family dictatorship 1936-1979
- Sandinista Revolution
- Reagan administration supports Contras
- Iran-Contra Scandal
- Sandinista-Contra conflict killed 50,000+
- Harvest of Empire (54:00-1:01:40)
- I visited Nicaragua in 2016
- Nicaragua Today – a new revolution?
- Inside the Nicaraguan Town Resisting President Daniel Ortega (NY Times)
- Daniel Ortega (President of Nicaragua)
- Rosario Murillo (Vice President of Nicaragua)
- Nuns Expelled from Nicaragua (NBC 3 min)
- Watch Harvest of Empire (01:27:02)