Author: trevor-evans

Trevor Evans teaches at the Institute for International Political Economy, Berlin School of Economics and Law.

  • The Family-Party-State Nexus in Nicaragua

    In 1979 a popular uprising led by the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) overthrew the U.S.-backed Somoza-family dictatorship which had ruled Nicaragua since the 1930s, and in 1984 the Sandinistas and their presidential candidate, Daniel Ortega, decisively won the country’s first free elections in decades. The Sandinistas introduced a major programme of land redistribution and … Keep reading »