Nicaragua’s Ortega headed for re-election, despite autocracy fears

Nicaragua’s Ortega headed for re-election, despite autocracy fears

Former Marxist guerrilla leader Daniel Ortega is expected to easily clinch a third consecutive term as president of Nicaragua on Sunday, buoyed by steady economic growth that has trumped fears he is trying to install autocratic family rule. Ortega and his running mate, his wife Rosario Murillo, have nearly 70 percent support, according to a […]