Former Sandinista Barred from Entering U.S. A woman who helped overthrow Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza is denied entry to the United States on the grounds that she has been involved in terrorism. The former Sandinista leader Dora Maria Tellez was scheduled to teach a course this spring at Harvard. The decision to bar Tellez, a renowned historian, angered many academics.
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Former Sandinista Barred from Entering U.S.

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Former Sandinista Barred from Entering U.S.

Former Sandinista Barred from Entering U.S.

Former Sandinista Barred from Entering U.S.

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A woman who helped overthrow Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza is denied entry to the United States on the grounds that she has been involved in terrorism. The former Sandinista leader Dora Maria Tellez was scheduled to teach a course this spring at Harvard. The decision to bar Tellez, a renowned historian, angered many academics.