Thursday, November 04, 2021

Elections in NIcaragua

Daniel Ortega seeks his fifth term in a hostile climate and after a virulent campaign on social networks

Nicaraguans will go to the polls this Sunday for the presidential elections. The prelude to the vote was characterized by attacks on social networks against opponents, arrested candidates and the closure of Facebook and YouTube accounts. Ortega has been in office since 2007.

Some 4.3 million Nicaraguans are entitled to vote this Sunday, November 7. In these general elections, Daniel Ortega seeks his fifth term, after four consecutive terms, with little opposition participation and in the midst of a hostile environment. The truth is that a wave of arrests against the most important pre-candidates cleared the way of the president.

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