Today's news report: the implications of Ortega's "foreign agents" law, Nicaragua's economic downfall, and a follow-up on international sanctions
The latest polls agree that a second round is probable, although they also don’t discount a first-round victory for the MAS party
European legislators prepare to expand sanctions directly gainst Ortega and Murillo. They foresee repercussions at the OAS session on October 20-21
With 70 votes in favor, and 17 opposed, the Sandinista deputies approved a law that segregates Nicaraguans into two groups.
“I was very careful, but even so I ended up bringing COVID-19 into my workplace,” says one Nicaraguan. She believes she infected five of her workmates.
Nicaragua ranks as the Central American country with the most deaths linked to the pandemic, although the Government only admits 153
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s regime has committed large-scale human-rights violations, some of which amount to crimes against humanity.