Alvaro Berroteran

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Nicaragua: Post-Election Violence and Accusations of Fraud

  28 November 2008

After the municipal elections on November 9 in Nicaragua, there were conflicting claims of victory by the ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) led by President Daniel Ortega and the Liberal Constitutionalist Party. The opposition accused the FSLN of massive election fraud and which resulted in street demonstrations, protests and clashes between the two groups. Nicaraguan bloggers provide their thoughts on the post-election atmosphere.

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