New Sanctions Following Sham Elections in Nicaragua

Press statement Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State November 15, 2021 The United States is acting to promote accountability for Nicaraguan officials in the wake of the November sham election in Nicaragua.  Today, the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions against the Nicaraguan Public Ministry and nine Nicaraguan government officials. ...
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Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on Nicaragua’s Sham Elections

What Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, orchestrated today was a pantomime election that was neither free nor fair, and most certainly not democratic.  The arbitrary imprisonment of nearly 40 opposition figures since May, including seven potential presidential candidates, and the blocking of political parties from participation rigged the outcome well ...
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Ambassador Duke Buchan III Op-Ed: The Time of the Tyrants in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua Must End

The Time of the Tyrants in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua Must End Democracy and dignity for all! Ambassador Duke Buchan III The Spanish version of this article appeared in El Mundo on December 10, 2019. This December 10 the United States and the world will commemorate International Human Rights Day and the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human ...
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