US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Wednesday said Nicaraguan President and former guerrilla leader Daniel Ortega was leading the Central American country “down the dark path of authoritarianism,” as most political opponents are arrested or charged with treason.Add your comment!
The Nicaraguan Prosecutor's Office has obtained an arrest warrant against former Vice President Sergio Ramírez Mercado for inciting acts of violence, it was reported.
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez is planning to succeed his Mexican peer next 17 September as chair of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Estates, CELAC, one of several regional organizations in the continent, but his luck seems to be in the will of a gnome dictator in one of the Caribbean Commonwealth islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Nicaragua's Judiciary Friday ruled in favour of starting criminal proceedings against three presidential candidates as well as other opposition politicians for “treason against the fatherland” and for undermining the country's sovereignty, it was announced.
After weeks of arresting individual politicians and candidates, Nicaraguan authorities Friday upped their ante and chose to fully outlaw an entire opposition party.
The Nicaraguan regime headed by former Sandinista guerrilla leader Daniel Ortega Wednesday has reportedly placed vice-presidential opposition candidate Berenice Quezada under arrest in an unprecedented streak of political persecutions as the November 7 elections loom over.
The 27 countries of the European Union imposed new sanctions against eight Nicaraguan leaders responsible for the deterioration of democracy in the country's institutions and for repression against the opposition. The list includes the Nicaraguan vice president and First Lady, Rosario Murillo. Juan Carlos Ortega head of the official television channel, the chief of Police, and the president of the National Assembly.
After arresting most opposition leaders who could challenge him, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega announced Monday that he will run for a new term in office in the November 7 elections.
Nicaragua's regime headed for Daniel Ortega has ordered the arrest of opposition presidential hopeful Medardo Mairena late Monday.
Uruguay's House of Deputies Tuesday passed a resolution condemning the anti-democratic practices of Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega, who continues to place opposition politicians under arrest for allegedly planning to overthrow him.