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Nicaragua, an eyewitness report on the electoral process

Nicaragua, an eyewitness report on the electoral process

report of a delegation from the National Lawyers Guild to Nicaragua, September 7-19, 1984.

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Published by Chicago NLG in Chicago, IL (205 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago 60606) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nicaragua.
    • Subjects:
    • Elections -- Nicaragua.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsNational Lawyers Guild.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJL1618 .N53 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p. ;
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2583832M
      LC Control Number85132714

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