Daniel ortega

China opens embassy in Nicaragua for 1st time since 1990

The Nicaraguan government broke relations with the Taiwanese on Dec. 9 and last week it seized the former embassy and diplomatic offices of Taiwan, saying they belong to China.

published on : 1st January 2022

Nicaragua's Ortega leads in vote tally after jailing rivals

Ortega had received 75%, an apparently insurmountable total, with nearly half of polling places counting, said Brenda Rocha, president of the Supreme Electoral Council.

published on : 8th November 2021

Nicaragua's Ortega seeks re-election in questioned vote

The opposition called on Nicaraguans to stay home in protest of an electoral process that has been roundly criticized as not credible by foreign powers.

published on : 8th November 2021