Violeta Chamorro

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Violeta Chamorro, 1993

Violeta Barrios Torres de Chamorro (Born October 18, 1929 in Rivas, Nicaragua) is a Nicaraguan political leader and was President of Nicaragua from 1990 to 1996.[1] Her husband Pedro Chamorro, a newspaper editor, was assassinated in 1978. She took over as editor of the paper, La Prensa.


  1. "Indigenous Internet Chamber of Commerce". Retrieved 1/3/2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)