Daniel Ortega begins his fifth term in Nicaragua in isolation, with US and EU sanctions

Daniel Ortega begins his fifth term in Nicaragua in isolation, with US and EU sanctions

The President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, began his fifth five-year term this Monday, fourth in a row and second with his wife, Rosario Murillo, as vice president, with new US and European Union (EU) sanctions against two of his children, relatives and three Nicaraguan institutions. Ortega and Murillo They were sworn in for five more … Read more

Nicaragua: Ortega takes office for the fifth time as president with the absence of the majority of Latin American leaders

Nicaragua: Ortega takes office for the fifth time as president with the absence of the majority of Latin American leaders

Ortega with the president of the National Assembly, Gustavo Porras, and his wife and vice president, Rosario Murillo. Photo: REUTERS / copyright Daniel Ortega assumed this Monday for the fifth time (fourth in a row) as president of Nicaragua amid extensive rejection by the international community of the elections in which he was re-elected last … Read more

US sanctions Nicaraguan officials before Ortega takes office [Lista]

US sanctions Nicaraguan officials before Ortega takes office [Lista]

The list of Nicaragaua officials sanctioned by the US increased a few hours before Daniel Ortega took office in his fifth term. Photo: OSWALDO RIVAS / AFP / Getty Images The United States Department of the Treasury reported on Monday the new sanctions against six Nicaraguan government officials, a few hours after the questioned president … Read more

Daniel Ortega assumes presidency of Nicaragua with sanctions isolated from the West

Daniel Ortega assumes presidency of Nicaragua with sanctions isolated from the West

The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, assumes his fourth consecutive term this Monday together with his wife Rosario Murillo, as vice president, in the midst of sanctions and pressure from the United States and the European Union but with the support of China and Russia. Ortega, 76, will be sworn in before the ruling-majority parliament … Read more