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Nicaraguan chief says leader of Indian group free to return

The coordinator of Nicaragua's Sandinista junta, Daniel Ortega, said Indian leader Brooklyn Rivera could return freely to Nicaragua under the government's December 1983 amnesty.

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Mr. Rivera heads a group of Miskito, Sumo, and Rama Indians known as Misurasata. The group is part of the Revolutionary Democratic Alliance, an organization based in Costa Rica that receives US support in its fight against the leftist Sandinista government.