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Senate Majority Leader Robert C. Byrd presents the “1987 Sentinel of Democracy Award” to Violetta Chamorro, publisher of the La Prensa newspaper in Managua, during a ceremony on March 27, 1987 in Washington at the Capitol. La Prensa, the oldest newspaper in Nicaragua, was prohibited from operating by the Nicaraguan government in April of 1986. Looking on are Jim Keenen (C), member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Democracy, and Alen Weinstein (R), Director of the Center for Democracy. (UPI Photo/Leighton Mark/Files)
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