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US pressures Nicaragua by shifting sugar quotas

The United States is applying economic pressure against Nicaragua, White House officials said. The weapon: sugar. The officials said the quota of Nicaraguan sugar allowed into the US was being slashed from 58,800 to 6,000 tons. They added that El Salvador, Honduras, and Costa Rica were to be given Nicaragua's share of the lucrative American market, worth an estimated $14 million.

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