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The United States is preparing sanctions against the Daniel Ortega regime after arresting and disqualifying opposition Christiana Zamoro.

The United States is preparing sanctions against the Daniel Ortega regime after arresting and disqualifying opposition Christiana Zamoro.

Christiana Zamoro (REUTERS / Carlos Herrera)

US Government Project constraints Daniel Ortega against the regime after the opposition arrested and disqualified him Christian Zamoro, He is under house arrest and is being guarded by police.

The Joe Biden administration is considering implementing a law passed by Congress in 2018 called Nika Law, Which helps allow Nicaraguan officials and ex-officers. This was said this Friday Juan Gonzalez, Director of Hemisphere Affairs of the National Security Council, in conversation The Voice of America.

Before Gonzalez’s statements, The State Department urged the Ordega regime to release Chamorro. In a statement, he said he had been arrested. “It refers to the abuse of their rights, the attack on democratic values ​​and the clear attempt to prevent free and fair elections.”.

“Ms. Zamoro’s arrest occurs in the middle The relentless attacks on pro-democratic presidential candidates and the independent media. The Ortega regime has promised Prevent Ms Zamoro from running in the November election And, in May, The legitimate position of the two opposition political parties was unquestionably revoked”Added the statement.

In this way, he emphasized that “Instead of applying electoral reforms to the deadline set by the US states, President Ordega imposed new restrictions and reduced electoral transparency.”.

“The current conditions of repression and exclusion do not apply to credible elections. The region and the international community must join with the Nicaraguan people in supporting the right to freely choose their government“Anthony finished the department in charge of Blinkon.

Authorities are monitoring the home of Christiana opposition candidate Christiana Maria Zamoro Parios in Managua (EFE / JORGE TORRES).
Authorities are monitoring the home of Christiana opposition candidate Christiana Maria Zamoro Parios in Managua (EFE / JORGE TORRES).

International pressure is growing

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Pressure mounted to free the opposition this Friday Announcements by Spain and France In addition to the United States, a judge in Managua authorized the National Police to extract all information from the presidential candidate’s electronic devices, which he has placed in his home and under strong police surveillance.

Judge Karen Saverria Morales, Head of Managua’s ninth criminal investigation district, who issued a search and arrest warrant against Zamoro on Wednesday. Authorized the National Police to extract all information from the opposition leader’s electronic devices.

The judge authorized the police Use a computer expert Sources close to the case told the press to extract all information from mobile phones, tablets and computers, including emails, pictures, videos, text messages and audio via WhatsApp.

Zamoro, the daughter of former President Violeta Barrios de Zamoro (1990-1997), who defeated incumbent President Daniel Ortega in the 1990 election, was arrested and searched by a judge at her home, a special area south of Managua, for three days.

The 67-year-old journalist and former director of the closed voluntary charity Fundaccio Violeta Barrios de Zamoro has been charged by the Office of the Attorney for Reconciliation and Democracy, with the opposition likely to win the November presidential election. Real bankruptcy with mismanagement, ideological lies, money, property and property fraud.

Nicaraguan police officers photograph the entrance to the home of opposition leader Christiana Zamoro (REUTERS / Carlos Herrera).
Nicaraguan police officers photograph the entrance to the home of opposition leader Christiana Zamoro (REUTERS / Carlos Herrera).

The Spanish government expressed its “concern” over the arrest and disqualification of Chamorro For the November presidential election, “Continued harassment of journalists and the independent media”In a Central American country.

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According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Serious events and current political dynamics reduce the space for dialogue and coexistence in Nicaragua and jeopardize the democratic legitimacy of general elections”.

Therefore, these activities “Should be reversedGuarantees the immediate retention of Ms. Zamoro and her eviction, and the free exercise of the fundamental rights of all citizens and social and political actors. “

France has urged the Nicaraguan administration to release Chamorro “immediately” And condemned “For sureHe explained that they are ineligible to run for public office, which does not apply to the democratic process.

France strongly condemns these actions, which are not in line with the free, fair and transparent electoral process, and demands the immediate release of Ms. Cristiano Zamoro.”, Refers to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Spain and France joined in the rejection, which was revealed on Thursday European Commission, Who asked Ortega to release Zamoro.

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