Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega Nominates His Wife As His Vice President Running Mate

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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More News On Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega Nominating His Wife As His Vice President Running Mate

Nicaragua's Ortega picks wife as running mate, pledges joint rule -- Reuters
Nicaraguan president accused of nepotism over wife's VP ticket -- The Guardian
Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega taps wife as running mate in re-election bid -- FOX News
Nicaraguan President Ortega Picks Wife as Running Mate in Election Race -- Sputnik

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Just like Bill and Hillary out to rob the poor people

Matthew Dupuis said...

Casa de Tarjetas!

Aizino Smith said...

Why does communism always come down to all in the family?