Gaddafi’s Nephew Nicaragua’s New Ambassador to Kuwait and Egypt

Mohamed Lashtar previously served as Ortega’s private secretary and was linked to an offshore company in the Panama Papers

Daniel Ortega’s son, Laureano, investment advisor to the Nicaraguan government, along with Mohamed Lashtar (r) during a visit to Kuwait. (Photo: Nicaraguan  presidency)

HAVANA TIMES – The government of Daniel Ortega named the controversial Mohamed Lashtar, a Nicaraguan citizen of Libyan origin and nephew of the former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, as the new ambassador of Nicaragua in both Kuwait and Egypt, reported Confidencial.

Lashtar previously served as Ortega’s private secretary and was an alternate deputy to the Central American Parliament (Parlacen).

Confidencial notes that he was mentioned as a representative of the offshore Laurel Properties, in the Panama Papers world scandal.

Muammar Gaddafi was a strong supporter of Ortega, who made several trips to Tripoli to obtain financial support.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day
Picture 1 of 1

Sunset from my balcony, Varadero, Cuba.  By Joel Alcala (USA).  Camera: iPhone X

Submit your pictures to our Photo of the Day section
You don’t have to be a professional photographer, just send an image (in black and white or color), with a photo caption indicating where it was taken (city and country), type of camera or cell you used, and a small description about it.
Note: it is better for our format if you send horizontal orientation pictures. Even square will work but vertical is a problem.
Send your picture with your name and birth country, or where you reside, to this email address: [email protected]