Another presidential candidate was arrested in Nicaragua on Saturday, police said the seventh detained by Daniel Ortega’s government in the lead-up to elections on November 7.
Noel Vidaurre was put under house arrest, accused of “undermining the sovereignty” of the country, in the latest of a series of arrests condemned by the United States and European Union.
Long-term Nicaraguan leader Ortega is expected to seek a fourth consecutive presidential term in the elections.
Ortega, 75, will be the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front’s candidate for the presidential vote, Gustavo Porras, the…
Source: Guardian Newspaper