Wednesday, November 9

Nicaragua's Fraudulent Election Portends Trouble

Huffington Post (blog) - by Joel D. Hirst  This most recent electoral event was fraught with controversy. First and foremost, the candidacy of President Ortega was itself illegal; the Nicaraguan constitution prohibits presidential re-election. President Ortega out-maneuvered the constitution by obtaining a ruling by the pro-Sandinista Supreme Court stating that the constitution violated Ortega's human rights.  Read more