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In Nicaragua, another dynasty?

Erika De La Garza

In Nicaragua, another dynasty?.

Nicaraguans elected Daniel Ortega to his third consecutive term as president on Sunday (11/6). While Ortega has successfully revitalized the country's economy, his reelection signals a return toward an authoritarian power structure that dismantles the country’s democratic progress, LAI program director Erika de la Garza writes in a post for the Baker Institute Blog: