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January 22, 1988 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
The Nicaraguan government Thursday offered to establish an international commission, including members of the U.S. Republican and Democratic parties, to monitor the political rights of Contras who put down their guns and join Nicaragua's internal political opposition. Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Victor Hugo Tinoco said the Sandinistas also would not object if the Contras continue to receive humanitarian aid from the United States once a cease-fire has been declared.
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January 22, 1988 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
The Nicaraguan government Thursday offered to establish an international commission, including members of the U.S. Republican and Democratic parties, to monitor the political rights of Contras who put down their guns and join Nicaragua's internal political opposition. Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Victor Hugo Tinoco said the Sandinistas also would not object if the Contras continue to receive humanitarian aid from the United States once a cease-fire has been declared.
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June 20, 1985
The latest round of the Contadora peace talks on Central America was cut short when Nicaragua demanded that the delegates talk about U.S. support of the rightist contras fighting the Managua government. Nicaragua's Deputy Foreign Minister Victor Hugo Tinoco rejected the agenda proposed for the talks in Panama City, saying the meeting should focus on "specific problems affecting regional security," including U.S. backing of the contras.
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November 15, 1989 | From Times Wire Services and
The Nicaraguan government, in a bid to break an impasse in negotiations with the Contras, has dropped its demand for the immediate demobilization of the rebels, a Sandinista official said today. Vice Foreign Minister Victor Hugo Tinoco said the government instead is insisting, as its price for a restoration of a cease-fire, the evacuation of the rebels from Nicaraguan territory to Contra base camps in Honduras.
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March 16, 1989 | From Associated Press
Officials of five Central American nations Wednesday endorsed a plan to send U.N. peacekeepers to the region to ensure that guerrillas don't launch cross-border raids. The plan, which needs U.N. approval, calls for up to 100 military observers to monitor Central American border areas.
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November 22, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Peace talks between the Sandinista government and the U.S.-backed Contras were suspended after the two sides were unable to agree on terms for a cease-fire. Victor Hugo Tinoco, Nicaragua's vice foreign minister, told reporters in Washington that his government now plans to call for an emergency meeting of Central American presidents. The chief Contra negotiator, Enrique Bermudez, blamed the Sandinista negotiators, saying the rebels were willing to continue the talks. The talks began Nov.
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September 16, 1988 | Associated Press
The Nicaraguan Contras on Thursday accepted a Sandinista offer to begin preparations in Guatemala City on Monday for high-level talks to end the conflict in the Central American country. "We hope we can achieve a breakthrough and create momentum," said Bosco Matamoros, a spokesman for the U.S.-backed Contras, who oppose Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista government.
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March 5, 1985 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
A high-ranking Nicaraguan diplomat said Monday that the Sandinista government's offer to send 100 Cuban military advisers home was a step designed to "prove the Nicaraguan readiness" to support withdrawal of all foreign military advisers from Central America.
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March 9, 1988 | From The Washington Post
Top-level cease-fire talks between the Sandinista government and the rebels that were scheduled to start today in southern Nicaragua have been postponed. The leftist Sandinista government accused the U.S.-backed Contras of pulling out suddenly Tuesday under pressure from Washington. However, the Contras said Managua tried to rush the plans for the meeting to make them appear reluctant to negotiate.
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November 15, 1986 | United Press International
Foreign ministers attending the Organization of American States meeting Friday approved a resolution that calls on the Contadora Group to press its efforts to resolve the Central American conflict. The resolution came after heated debate Thursday among the delegates from 31 nations over a proposal that called for the establishment of democracy in the region and an end to foreign intervention and the arms buildup.
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