Nicaraguan Land Disputes Introductory Discussion Nicaragua is held up as a war-affected nation in which Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) has had success. An important consideration is one of Nicaraguan history and culture as offering no comparable tradition of the kind, so that ADR programming that began in the early 1990s has made a positive contribution. Though all matters of land remain quite contentious in different parts of Nicaragua, this can be interpreted with other than alarm given that land was a contentious issue before the 1979 Revolution that brought the Sandinista administration to power. A promised and quite rapid result of the Revolution was enforced reform of land tenure that involved many rather crude confiscations....The end:
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