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FORMER NICARAGUAN PRESIDENT IS ESCORTED BY POLICE TOWARD PRISON IN MANAGUA.
Former Nicaraguan President Arnoldo Aleman, (1997-2002), who was under house arrest after being convicted on corruption charges, is escorted by police toward Managua's Nacional Prison, March 19, 2004. Aleman was convicted of fraud, money laundering and misuse of public funds and sentenced to 20 years in prison and fined. He is the first Nicaraguan ex-president to be convicted of a crime. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas OR/HB