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Daniel Ortega

Ortega’s fear of nuns and a prescient WikiLeaks cable

The government has cancelled more than 950 NGOs, medical and educational associations, social works of the Catholic Church, and social and community development projects that support active citizenship, with the aim of installing a totalitarian regime.

Ortega and Murillo’s Two-Level Game

Nicaragua's government - controlled by President Ortega, his wife Murillo and the Sandinista National Liberation Front - is using new laws to arrest political rivals and harass independent media ahead of elections scheduled for November.