Oscar Arias Sánchez

Oscar Arias Sánchez

Bringing Peace to Central America

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
A unique series profiles key recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize and the work they were doing when they received the award, revealing how each Prize winner helped broker peace between hostile parties around the world.

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Oscar Arias Sánchez was awarded the 1987 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the civil unrest raging in several Central American countries at that time. Then the president of Costa Rica, Sánchez was the main architect of the Esquipulas II Accords, a plan to promote democracy and peace in the region during a time of great turmoil and outside influence in the midst of the cold war. This in-depth biography, which traces Oscar Arias Sánchez's lifetime, his path to the prize, and his continuing efforts to promote progress in his homeland, is an inspirational tale that shows how hope and dedication can triumph in the face of uncertainty and conflict.

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Presents a biography of the Costa Rican president who won the 1987 Nobel Peace Prize for his successful efforts in promoting a peace plan for Central America.

Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2007
ISBN: 9780791089996 (hardcover)
0791089991 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: YB ARIAS SANCHEZ
Characteristics: 118 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 25 cm

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