The world is once again divided between pillars and barriers
In the context of a “diplomatic” conflict, Daniel Ortega, the former Sandinista leader, took over the presidency of Nicaragua. He is in the position for the fourth time in a row. his wife, Rosario MurilloHe will serve as Vice President for the next five years.
The Venezuelan president attended the ceremony. Nicolas Madurothe president of Cuba, Colonel Miguel Dias. The meeting was also attended by Bolivia, Mexico, Palestine and presidents Arab Democratic Republic From Comrades and delegates Ambassadors from China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Cuba, Venezuela, Honduras, Belize, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Angola, Turkey, Belarus, Egypt, Malaysia, Yemen, all countries historically involved in the conflict. Armed, America and its allies.
For its part, the US government condemned the elections in Nicaragua, where Ortega won 75% of the vote. Allegations of fraud spread in several regions. It must be remembered that the elections were held on the basis of who, at least seven candidates for the presidency, would be opponents of Ortega, for various reasons. According to the figures of the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights, there are about 120 political prisoners, of whom 335 have been killed as a result of violent repression since the 2018 protests. Since then, a social and political crisis has arisen among the 100,000 deportees. Most of them flee to the United States, unfortunately without having anything to envy in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean. The truth is that the United States and the European Union have encouraged a series of sanctions targeting senior officials, relatives of the country and Ortega.
Instead, the governments of China and Russia are entering into a strategic alliance in Central America. The Asian giant has not only sent thousands of vaccines to Nicaragua, but recently opened an embassy in Managua. From the land of jars, vaccines, pills, and buses, they were sent to modernize the transportation system and even the possibility of a satellite station.
This is Ortega’s fifth term as president. He was first elected in 1980 after the dictator’s ouster and genocide. Anastasio Somosa. He was re-elected in December 2007 and has ruled the country unhindered ever since. Nicaragua has recently begun to take steps to withdraw from the United Nations Organization (OAS), which has long been closely associated with US foreign policy. Ortega denounced the interference of foreign governments in his country’s self-determination, describing it as “not respecting sovereignty.”
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