A Green Analysis of the Recent Election in Nicaragua

11/15/2006

The Once and Future Daniel Ortega - A Green Analysis of the Recent Election in Nicaragua

by Steve Herrick for the Green Institute

By
now, most people have heard that Daniel Ortega was elected President of
Nicaragua on November 5th. How did this happen, and what does it mean?

Ortega
led the ruling Board ("junta") of Reconstruction from 1979 to 1985, and
then was elected President by a landslide, only to be voted out in
1990. He ran again in 1996 and 2001, and lost both times, as the Right
joined ranks to defeat him (largely under pressure from the US).

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