Monday, October 31

Elections in Nicaragua - US Department of State (press release)

US Department of State (press release)
We call on Nicaraguan authorities to ensure the upcoming national elections in Nicaragua will be free and transparent and represent the will of the Nicaraguan people. We remain concerned about apparent irregularities in the Nicaraguan electoral process. We specifically note the Nicaraguan Government’s failure to accredit certain credible domestic organizations as observers, difficulties faced by voters in obtaining proper identification, and pronouncements by Nicaraguan authorities that electoral candidates may be eliminated after the elections.  Read more