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Anti-Israel Ortega returns to power in Nicaragua

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/antiisrael_ortega_returns_to_power_in_nicaragua_20061117

During Ortega's last stint in power, as head of the left-wing revolutionary government from 1979-90, the entire Jewish community fled into exile while the Sandinistas built cozy relations with the PLO and other anti-Israel groups and allied themselves closely with Cuba.Now, 16 years later, just as the community is on the verge of restoring itself to its pre-revolution levels, the Sandinistas have narrowly won a new chance at heading this impoverished Central American nation.

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