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AQ Podcast: Next Steps for Nicaragua

After Daniel Ortega’s sham election, is there anything the world can do?
Nikita Kataev
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After jailing his opponents, Daniel Ortega won an election on November 7, extending his hold on power. On this episode, Nicaraguan journalist María Lilly Delgado weighs in on what’s next for independent voices like herself in a consolidating dictatorship. Former Panamanian Vice President Isabel Saint Malo also joins the episode with a message for the international community.

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María Lilly Delgado is an independent journalist and co-founder of the Huellas de la Impunidad journalistic project.

Isabel Saint Malo de Alvarado is the former vice president and foreign affairs minister of Panama and a member of AQ’s editorial board.

Supplemental reading: 

Nicaragua’s Sham Election Is Over. What Should the World Do Now? by Isabel Saint Malo de Alvarado

Another 5 Years for Daniel Ortega?

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