US Marines Invade Nicaragua in 1896 … again!

On May 2, 1896, undocumented US Marines invaded the sovereign nation of Nicaragua, ostensibly “to protect US interests” during a period of political unrest.  The undocumented Marines landed at Corinto on the Pacific coast of the country. Corinto is now a small, peaceful beach town, and one of Nicaragua’s largest ports and a popular stop for cruise ships.  (Map by
El 2 de mayo de 1896, Marines estadounidenses indocumentados invadieron Nicaragua, aparentemente para proteger los intereses estadounidenses durante un período de agitación política. Los infantes de marina desembarcaron en Corinto en la costa del Pacífico del país. Es una pequeña y tranquila ciudad costera, y Corinto es uno de los puertos más grandes de Nicaragua y una parada popular para los cruceros. (Mapa de

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