A Health official tells the senior citizens: “Thanks to this government’s political good will, we’ll be giving you the Covishield vaccine.”
The politics of denial and negligence fostered the spread of COVID-19. It left countless deaths in the pandemic’s first year in Nicaragua.
When they stigmatize & threaten “the others”, they give a green light to a fanatical minority. A license to insult, assault, & even kill.
The next 90 days will determine whether Nicaragua will have free, transparent and competitive elections on November 7th.
Ortega & Murillo tried to “launder” the crime, covering up the theft of Confidencial’s offices as a health service, but they left footprints.
“We are facing a crude attempt to launder a State crime against freedom of the press, expression, and association” said Carlos F. Chamorro.
“The new administration will accompany the individual sanctions with other strategies. However, “the ball is in Nicaragua’s court.”
The latest report from Transparency International, on corruption in the public sector, places Nicaragua among the most corrupt.
A “Good Will Commission” was created this week, to seek unity among all those opposing the Ortega regime in Nicaragua.
The solution isn’t proclaiming abstention but rekindling civil resistance until the police state is suspended, and there is electoral reform.