A film depicts activities of the U.S. Navy personnel aboard a ship in the Pacific Ocean. The soldiers load food and medical supplies aboard airplane to rush them to earthquake stricken area. The airplane takes off from the deck of the aircraft carrier. The airplane in flight and a pilot in a cockpit. Aerial view of the damaged area. The soldiers feed stricken people in Nicaragua. People in the background. Wreckage in the foreground.
Television broadcast of Henry Trewhitt and Harry Ellis answering to the questions from a studio in Washington DC. A viewer asks a question from Belgrade. Cancun, Mexico: View of the coast of the city. President of the United States Ronald Wilson Reagan disembarks from the aircraft. The president with the officials. Harry Ellis speaks about the conference of industrial powers and of the developing nations. A viewer asks question from Oslo about the President's foreign policies to Nicaragua. People in Nicaragua. Henry Trewhitt states that the U.S. will not bear the socialist Sandinista government in Nicaragua. A viewer asks question from Seoul about America's trade policies. Harry Ellis speaks about the export of steel to Korea. Steel poles hooked are loaded on a transporter at dock. An overhead crane moves a furnace containing molten steel. Harry Ellis states that the president Reagan will work on protecting steel and automobile industry.
Political protest in Managua, Nicaragua. Windows of a building and a car damaged. Windows over Air Conditioners damaged. 'No Mas Somoza' written on wall. Policeman frisks men in line. Photographer click pictures in the background. Building named 'Central De Nicaragua'.
Television discussion about United States- Latin American relations in United States. Frank Carlucci answers the questions of the people regarding this topic. Maria C Siccardi presents the show. A question is asked from Brasilia regarding the presence of the Soviet/Cuban in Nicaragua. Discussion about the possibility of an agreement in the Caribbean, Cubans in Central America and their relation to the situation in the Caribbean, achieving peace and elections in Nicaragua.
An American Air Force officer in Nicaragua,Central America. Clips of bullets on the ground. Rifles on a wall. An American Air Force Lieutenant Colonel answers press questions and talks about human rights and preserving the rights of the prisoners of war and civilians during the internal conflict between Sandinista Government forces and counterrevolutionaries (Contras).
Aerial view of new high rise apartments and roads and bridges. Vehicles drive on modern highways. Anastascio Somoza Garcia and entourage walk along a street. Spectators gathered on either side of the street. Somoza cuts a ribbon. Flags flutter in wind outside the buildings. Rural village dwellers fill water in tins from a communal pump. Huts seen with modern high rise buildings in the background.