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Daniel Ortega gained a fourth consecutive time period in an election broadly considered a sham.
To some, Daniel Ortega has ruthlessly crushed all dissent in Nicaragua.
He gained a fourth straight time period as president final November after jailing opposition candidates, and banning worldwide observers and journalists from the nation.
However his supporters say he’s standing as much as bullying from the West.
The US and the European Union imposed new sanctions simply earlier than Ortega was sworn in at a ceremony attended by allies together with Russia, Venezuela and China.
So what’s in retailer now for one of many poorest nations in Central America?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Danny Shaw – Professor of Latin American and Caribbean research at Metropolis College of New York
Jairo Lugo-Ocando – Director of government schooling and graduate research, Northwestern College in Qatar
Michael Shifter – President, Inter-American Dialogue