Documentary: Remembering Nicaragua

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From 1985 to 1990 I lived and worked in Central America as a photojournalist. Most of that time was spent in Nicaragua where the war between the Sandinista government and the U.S. backed Contras, amplified by the Cold War preoccupations of the Reagan administration, kept the story of the region's conflicts on the front pages.

The majority of the images I shot were meant to illustrate the daily ebb and flow of the conflict, the diplomatic posturing punctuated by violence, the surprising resilience of everyday life and ultimately the deep sadness that war brings to any land that it infects.

Certain images stand out in my memory and continue to resonate with me. I have included some of those here.

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