Editorial: Daniel Ortega, the Butcher of Nicaragua +Follow up.

Editorial: Daniel Ortega, the Butcher of Nicaragua

The ruthlessness of Ortega’s desperate attempt to cling onto power is now apparent to the entire region, and the entire world.

Nicaragua has been a mess for some time. I have not posted about it.

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  1. Pokey Post author

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