Something broke in this latest onslaught, altering the path of events. Ortega has evidently opted for a de facto suspension of the elections.
Imposing fear has been one of the most used resources by tyrannies in the course of world history. Ortega is just following the same script.
I have said on other occasions that dictatorships have little imagination. And the one installed in Nicaragua has even less.
In Nicaragua, sectarian interests, power ambitions and the caudillo (strong man) spirit, inevitably lead to tragedies.
If the canal deflated as a leaky balloon, why didn’t Ortega repeal this treacherous law giving the 100-year concession?
Our politicians “way of being” neither falls from the sky nor appears by divine will. We shape it ourselves, day by day.
Daniel Ortega pretends to be the big anti-imperalist. So why doesn’t Ortega rant against CAFTA, US investments, or IDB and World Bank loans?
The OAS General Assembly holds its annual meeting on Oct. 20-21. This event should awaken the interest of the majority of Nicaraguans.
What Can the Venezuelan Experience Teach Nicaraguans? International sanctions are necessary, but if nothing occurs internally…
The dictator has only one purpose: to remain in power, at any cost, and bets on chaos being to his advantage.