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Born: 1945-05-02, Managua, Nicaragua
Birth Country: Nicaragua
Occupation: Human Rights Advocate

Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war.
- Bianca Jagger

I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua. The United States launched a covert war against another nation in violation of international law, a war that was wrong and immoral.
- Bianca Jagger

I find it disturbing that the media keeps referring to my marriage, since I got divorced in 1979. But the media never wants to let me forget.
- Bianca Jagger

I have always been willing to admit when I made a mistake. I made a mistake in my understanding of the composition of the Contras, not on my opposition to the Contra war.
- Bianca Jagger

I wanted to have a political career. I thought studying political science would be the best way to achieve it.
- Bianca Jagger

In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words.
- Bianca Jagger

Look at what President Kennedy managed to achieve during the Cuban missile crisis. If Bush had been president in 1962, do you think he would have avoided a nuclear war?
- Bianca Jagger

The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues.
- Bianca Jagger

The death penalty is being applied in the United States as a fatal lottery.
- Bianca Jagger

The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.
- Bianca Jagger

There is a question for which we will never know the answer: had the U.S. not launched the Contra war to overthrow the Sandinista government, would they have succeeded in bringing socioeconomic justice to the people of Nicaragua?
- Bianca Jagger

Those who suffer are not those at the top, but are the less privileged members of society.
- Bianca Jagger

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