25 iulie 2021

Another presidential hopeful arrested in Nicaragua - France 24


Another presidential candidate was arrested in Nicaragua on Saturday, police said -- the seventh detained by Daniel Ortega's government in the lead-up to elections on November 7. Noel Vidaurre was put under house arrest, accused of "undermining the sovereignty" of the country, in the latest of a series of arrests condemned by the United States and European Union. Long-term Nicaraguan leader Ortega is expected to seek a fourth consecutive presidential term in the elections. Ortega, 75, will be [...]