The Spectator

From Sandinista to Orteguista: How a Revolutionary Became a Dictator

Guest Writer, Author

June 10, 2018

Nicaragua, once the safest country in Central America, has suddenly become the most volatile in a matter of days. Many reactions from outside observers revolve around a man and the revolutionary movement he once led: “Daniel Ortega? The Sandinistas? Aren’t they the heroes that overthrew a dictatorship?” The confusion is valid. From a United States ...

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