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Nicaragua series pt 2: Ortega deaf to calls to go

Nicaragua series pt 2: Ortega deaf to calls to go
 
Daniel Ortega France 24/Captura de pantalla de la entrevista.

Nicaragua has been in crisis for more than six months now. A large part of the population wants the president gone. Some 320 people have been killed in the unrest and more than 40,000 have fled the country.

So far President Daniel Ortega and his wife have remained deaf to the demand for early elections.

Once admired revolutionaries with the Sandanista movement during the 1980s, they are now appear more and more isolated in their quest to stay in power.

Alix Hardy has this second report in a series of four from Managua.


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