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An aerial view of the pier and beachfront of Puerto Cabezas, in Bilwi, Nicaragua, a vacation destination for many Nicaraguans looking to enjoy the Carribean Coast. In 1961, the “Bay of Pigs” invasion of Cuba was launched from here. Its population soared during the Contra War due to fighting and Sandinista relocation programs. The port was critical during Sandinista rule for receiving Cuban and Soviet military aid. It is now the capital of RAAN.