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Assistance for Free and Fair Elections in Nicaragua Act of 1989

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations

Assistance for Free and Fair Elections in Nicaragua Act of 1989

report (to accompany H.R. 3385 which on October 2, 1989 was referred jointly to the Committees on Appropriations and Foreign Affairs)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic assistance, American -- Nicaragua,
  • Campaign funds -- Nicaragua

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 101st Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 101-265
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14445399M
    OCLC/WorldCa28886121

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