News In Brief

Jesse Jackson announces delay of Nicaragua trip

Democratic presidential candidate Jesse Jackson announced Saturday he will not go to Nicaragua to attend a national celebration next week but still intends to visit the Marxist-led country.

''I believe that this temporary delay in visiting Nicaragua will make possible a fruitful visit in the future,'' Reverend Jackson told a news conference, following five days of indecision on whether to accept the invitation.

Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?

''I find that my present activities in pursuit of the Democratic nomination will not allow me to accept the invitation at this times."

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...