If I could go, I would tell the truth to the North American people. President Reagan personally ordered my visa to be denied.
They accuse me of having a hard hand, but people closest to me know that is not the nature of my heart.
The doctors who have examined me say I am healthy enough for a long life, so don't have any illusions that I'll soon leave this world.
Global political conditions make a direct American intervention difficult, but President Reagan's messianic and visceral attitude toward the Nicaraguan revolution could mean it will happen as an act of desperation.
Our pledge is to hold elections in the year 1985. The form of elections has not yet been determined, but there is a group of representatives of the political parties in Nicaragua who have been traveling around the world studying various electoral alternatives.