We are already November and this 2021 complex is not likely to be finished before the moment most debated in American politics: Nicaragua elections.
Nicaragua? What should we do about this country? It is important? You can rest assured that we will be reviewing it after five o’clock, although in a hurry. We will also discuss why we should pay attention this Central American country’s elections.
This is Sunday, November 7, 2007Nicaragua will hold elections for the presidency, national assembly, and parliamentary. In the latter, over 90 members will be elected.
Can we really say that things look normal so far? President Daniel Ortega, Sandinista National Liberation Front Party. do you want to continue?
José Daniel Ortega in power for 19 years.
The leader of the Sandino National Liberation Front — named after the revolutionary Cesar Sandino — participatedNicaragua Revolution in the 70s, Who overthrew either the Somoza family’s regime or more directly Anastasio Somoza.
This revolution has one goal: to form a Rule by the people, for the peopleThis is the case of Daniel Ortega, who was elected president in 1985.
Then, he returned.2007-2012, 2012–2017, 2017-2022. He is now seeking re-election.
You can now think about what is wrong in the re-election. The problem is that the law was approved during his administration and Nicaraguan grouper is not. Sandinista National Liberation Front.
How?Law 1055It ordered that any person who protested against the government was barred from voting because …,. Some people also believed Ortega had betrayed revolutionary ideals by placing barriers to free demonstrations.
The United Nations also condemned Nicaragua’s government for refusing to certify several foreign journalists who participated in these elections.
Opposition in prison
The Nicaraguan government had committed to arresting opposition members before the election. More than 30 social- and political leadersIn prison, seven candidates.
Who will be left?
Daniel Ortega, a drawer Triunfa Solidarity Alliance of NicaraguaIt is also involved in the Sandinista National Liberation Front.
There are five more candidates, Suspiciously connected to the governmentWhat are they?
Priest Guillermo Osorio The history of the Christian Road in Nicaragua, which is allied with Ortega’s political parties.
Walter EspinosaConstitutional Liberal Party Marcelo Montiel The members of the Nicaraguan Freedom League—also related to the Ortega government—, Gerson Gutiérrez of the League of Republics and Mauricio OruThe Free Alliance Party of Nicaragua member, Alicia, is also well-known for aligning with authorities.
You can see here more about the importance of elections, because they are Be an example for the United StatesWhat should and shouldn’t happen in a democracy country.
From he she itEven Ortega’s former comrades in war fought in the 1970s, they questioned the legitimacy of these elections and the dominance Ortega and his party held in Nicaragua’s political lives.
As an example, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Regional Office of the United Nations Human Rights in Central America (IACHR), have both stated that Inadequacy of protection of rights and liberties.
In June 2021, Dora Maria TelesHe requested that the AMLO government support Daniel Ortega’s government and aid Nicaragua.