Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo have built a family power reminiscent of the times before the Sandinista Revolution of 1979. Dozens of opponents have been sent to prison while the country heads for elections with mobile phone number list no room for the opposition. Despite the 2018 protests and international sanctions, Ortega's neo-Sandinism continues to control the key levers of power. Nicaragua, a cornered dynasty?
Nicaragua has once again mobile phone number list entered a serious political crisis. Since the beginning of June, 30 political opponents have been imprisoned or placed under house arrest and deprived of all contact with the outside world. On June 2, Cristiana Chamorro, the main opposition candidate – daughter of Violeta Chamorro, who defeated Daniel Ortega in the 1990 presidential elections – was placed under house mobile phone number list arrest. The same fate befell her younger brother Pedro Chamorro Barrios. Three other candidates for the Presidency,
Sebastián Chamorro, Félix Madariaga and mobile phone number list Arturo Cruz, were also arrested, as was the prominent human rights activist Violeta Granera; Tamara Dávila, leader of the Blue and White National Union ( unab), the main group that brings together different opposition forces; and the influential businessman José Adán Aguerri. Days later in the same month of June, a renowned constitutional lawyer and former Sandinista leaders who went into the opposition joined the detainees: José Pallais Arana, Dora María Téllez, Víctor Hugo Tinoco and Hugo Torres, and the leaders of the Union for Democratic Renewal (Unite)1Ana Margarita Vijil and Suyén Barahona. The same thing happened with Cristiana Chamorro's driver, Pedro Vásquez.