Lee Porter's quilts capture the beauty of rural Nicaragua.
Protesters converged on Managua in February with brooms in hand to "sweep out" corrupt public officials. Organized by CEPAD, the Nicaraguan Council of Protestant Churches, thousands marched to municipal offices and courts to present documentation detailing the theft by government officials of $1.7 billion of public funds. CEPAD director Damaris Albuquerque said
One of the most urgent issues for faith communities during the 1980s was the contra war in Nicaragua.
Actually, even in Nicaragua, revolutionary fervor isn't what it used to be.