The U.S. role in Nicaragua under President Bolaqos

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U.S. troops to arrive in January
Nicaragua Network Hotline, 3 December 2001. Army Reservists will arrive in the country early next year to carry out a range of socially useful projects. Employing teams of local people. U.S. troops have been coming to Nicaragua since the aftermath of Hurricane Mitch in late 1998 and have provoked varied reactions from among the population.
US Resumes Military Aid to Nicaragua
Nicaragua Network Hotline, 11 February 2002. For first time in 22 years, the United States government has assigned funds to the Nicaraguan military to give a boost to the fight against narco-trafficking and terrorism. Even more alarming is the news that the U.S. is training Nicaraguan officers at the School of the Americas.
Reich Backs Bolaqos
Nicaragua Network Hotline, 2 September 2002. To add to Arnoldo Aleman's woes, the United States, in the person of Otto Reich, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, seems to have finally turned its back on a former favorite.