In this Aug. 21, 2009 file photo, a Russian-made MiG-29 jet fighter flown by the aerobatic team Strizhi (Swifts) performs during the International Aviation and Space Show in Russia. Russia is rekindling its once-strong ties to Nicaragua, possibly including providing jet fighters like this one, and the new bond is stoking unease as far away as the Andes.
In this Aug. 21, 2009 file photo, a Russian-made MiG-29 jet fighter flown by the aerobatic team Strizhi (Swifts) performs during the International Aviation and Space Show in Russia. Russia is rekindling its once-strong ties to Nicaragua, possibly including providing jet fighters like this one, and the new bond is stoking unease as far away as the Andes. AP
In this Aug. 21, 2009 file photo, a Russian-made MiG-29 jet fighter flown by the aerobatic team Strizhi (Swifts) performs during the International Aviation and Space Show in Russia. Russia is rekindling its once-strong ties to Nicaragua, possibly including providing jet fighters like this one, and the new bond is stoking unease as far away as the Andes. AP

Russia’s return to Nicaragua worrying many in Central America

March 23, 2015 4:10 PM