23 Mar 2022

Nicaragua sentences ex-presidential candidate to 8 years in prison amid wider opposition crackdown

Christiana Chamorro Barrios, a former Nicaraguan presidential candidate, was sentenced to eight years in prison for financial crimes on Monday. This is the latest crackdown on opposition members by President Daniel Ortega’s government. Ortega won his fifth term as president last November. In June 2021, a vague national security law

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