President refused to recognize the new government, a Constituent Assembly was convened, which appointed Somoza's uncle, , as President. Tenía 60 años al momento de su muerte. Somoza named himself director of the Pacific Railroad, linking to the nation's principal port, , which moved his merchandise and crops for free and maintained his vehicles and agricultural equipment. Lo su cedió en el gobierno, también mediante elecciones fraudulentas, su hijo Luis Somoza. The film chronicles journalist Jack Cox's journey to Nicaragua, when Somoza was battling insurgents.
In 1967 his younger brother was elected to serve until 1972. His two sons continued this level of corruption, making Somoza Nicaragua one of the most crooked countries in the history of , which is really saying something. While there, he met a fellow Nicaraguan, also from a wealthy family: Salvadora Debayle Sacasa. Luis Henri Debayle Pallais and wife Casimira Sacasa Sacasa, daughter of Roberto Sacasa Sarria, 44th and 46th President of Nicaragua, and wife and cousin Ángela Sacasa Cuadra. While in America, Anastasio met another wealthy Nicaraguan exile and later married her. On 10 December 1950, he and , an American citizen and his first cousin, were married at the Cathedral in Managua by Archbishop Jose Antonio Lezcano. Somoza was assassinated in 1980 shortly after his book was published.
He reportedly embezzled many of the funds sent from across the world to help rebuild Managua. Latell claims Cuban intelligence and paramilitary advisors poured into Nicaragua along with the equipment. Se aseguró una sólida carrera política al contraer matrimonio con la hija de uno de los grandes terratenientes del país, de la familia Sacasa. Desde su adolescencia le resultó indignante la forma en que las autoridades de su país les entregaron a los estadounidenses el control de las aduanas, el Ferrocarril Nacional y los vapores del Gran Lago, como pago a préstamos supuestamente recibidos por distintos presidentes nicaragüenses. Jorge Masetti, a former Argentine guerrilla working with Cuban intelligence services, describes the Somoza assassination and Cuba's direct role in the planning in his autobiographical book, In the Pirate's Den. A cambio de jornadas de más de quince horas de trabajo, los obreros recibían como salario bonos, que sólo podían ser canjeados en tiendas pertenecientes a las mismas empresas.
Somoza, born to an unknown mother. En este contexto, la guerrilla incrementó el número de sus mie mbros y sus acciones, hasta que, en julio de 1979, logró derrocar al dictador, quien huyó de Nicaragua, para asilarse en Paraguay. Un día después de que Rigoberto López Pérez le metiera cuatro balazos, al dictador lo trasladaron en un avión Constellation de la Fuerza Aérea de Estados Unidos, al aeropuerto Albrook Field, en las instalaciones de Ancón, un corregimiento del distrito de ciudad Panamá, cercano a la zona del Canal, donde Estados Unidos había levantado el hospital militar Gorgas. A few months before Somoza's death, his memoirs, , were published. They had two sons, and , and a daughter,.
Anastasio Somoza started a dynasty that maintained absolute control over Nicaragua for 55 years. His older son, , succeeded him. By this time, the had begun to speak against his government indeed, one of his fiercest critics was , a leftist Nicaraguan priest who preached and would become the Sandinista government's Minister of Culture. Federal Research Division Library of Congress, 1995. Nicaragua: Revolution in the Family. Han pasado 58 años desde que un poeta suicida disparó contra Anastasio Somoza García, el padre de la dinastía más sangrienta de la historia de Nicaragua. Sandinistas: The Party and the Revolution.
While opposition parties continued to exist on paper, in practice, the system was heavily rigged in favor of Somoza's. En 1978 la oposición antisomocista tomó visos de alzamiento popular generalizado, mientras las acciones guerrilleras derivaron en guerra civil. We are perfectly willing to give up our lives for this cause. The political opposition, led by Chamorro and former Minister of Education Ramiro Sacasa, established the Democratic Liberation Union Unión Democrática de Liberación--Udel , an opposition group that included most anti-Somoza elements. The same year, he was depicted in , set during the 1979 , this time portrayed by actor. For protection, he constructed a secure compound within his residence and kept personal bodyguards, independent of the National Guard, with him wherever he went.
One of his classmates was , who would grow up to become one of the most prominent opponents of the Somoza dynasty. The Nationalist Liberal Party nominated an elderly doctor named , with Somoza using the National Guard to secure his election. After his return to Nicaragua, he helped oust President. He also extracted bribes from illegal gambling, prostitution, and alcohol distilling. The second rocket made a direct hit on the sedan. Il est le premier des Somoza à diriger le pays.
Irurzún was later captured because of his blonde beard and was executed. He used his new position to order the assassination of a rebel general, followed by the massacre of the rebel general's supporters. Andrew Crawley claims that the Roosevelt statement is a myth created by Somoza himself. Una vez en el poder el liberalismo, Anastasio Somoza ocupó en 1929 un alto cargo dentro del Estado, y accedió en 1933 a la Guardia Nacional, puesto desde el que crearía una importante red de influencias. Returning to Nicaragua after finishing his education, this ambitious young man floundered for a few years. He was eventually assassinated while in exile in.