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Just know that it has a small population and (not to be ethnocentric) because it was British, it is ruled by a parliament with a prime minister and has not had the majority of problems that Latin America has had.
In 1999 President Bill Clinton apologized to Guatemalans for the US support of the government in the killings of so many people (despite the fact that Cuba and other communist countries contributed to the rebel groups).
Had brief war with El Salvador in 1959. Basically, Salvadorian refugees came across border because El Salvador was overpopulated. Honduras expelled 17,000 refugees on the eve of the harvest…a disputed soccer match caused a spark that started a war. Over 2,000 dead.
10,000 former national guard troops and Somoza supporters were jailed or exiled.
The Miskito Indians were to be removed forcibly from the border areas. This prompted the Indians to move into Honduras and carry on harassing raids against the Sandinistas. The Indians became allied with the Contras.
The Contras were a loose group of anti-Communist fighters.
Daniel Ortega, head of the Sandinistas will break down and will agree to free elections. Ortega does everything he can including dancing to rock music to appeal to as many different aspects of the population as possible. He lost the elections of 1990. Arias Plan.