Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega and first lady Rosario Murillo greet supporters during celebrations to mark the 37th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution at the Juan Pablo II square in Managua, Nicaragua July 19, 2016. Picture taken July 19, 2016. REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas
BBC: Nicaragua: Ortega names his wife as running mate
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has named his wife as his running mate and candidate for vice-president as he seeks re-election for a third term.
First Lady Rosario Murillo already has a prominent role as the chief government spokeswoman and is widely seen as sharing power with her husband.
She appears on Nicaraguan television almost every day.
Critics accuse the first couple of running Nicaragua - which has elections in November - like a personal fiefdom.
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