Forty years ago, US policy dictated the future of Nicaragua; now, as it stands on the brink of another civil war, Nicaragua could dictate the future of US policy. Add that a growing Russian presence in this former Cold War proxy battlefield, and international scrutiny increases. The question, as always, remains: which way will Trump jump?

Source: Nicaragua’s humanitarian crisis won’t just affect the whole of Central America – once again, it will come to define US foreign policy | The Independent