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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.

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

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