Central America has long been a mecca for backpackers, ecotourists and carefree expats who never left.
Reactions tended to fall into three distinct categories: support, ignorance and hate.
The statistics associated with self-published novel costs, sales and profits are laid bare in this thought-provoking study
These guerrillas were known as the Contras, and received weapons, training and financing from the CIA.
Doctor Hugo Spadafora was the definitive revolutionary hero. Like Che Guevara 20 years earlier he was a bold, charismatic physician who was determined to fight for equality and expose corruption
Armoured personnel carriers and tanks stormed through the debris while paratroopers floated like spiders from a web of helicopters above.
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