Scion of Chamorro clan launches pre-candidacy for the Presidency of Nicaragua

Chamorro, who resigned last January from his position as executive director of the Civic Alliance to devote time to his presidential aspirations, focused his speech on making a call for unity to the various opposition forces to defeat Ortega at the polls.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Economist Juan Sebastián Chamorro, nephew-in-law of former Nicaraguan President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro (1990-1997), launched this Thursday, April 22, his pre-candidacy for the Presidency of Nicaragua for the general elections of next November.

Chamorro, who was Vice Minister of Finance and Public Credit and Secretary of Coordination and Strategy in the Government of Enrique Bolaños (2002-2007), formally registered his  pre-candidacy with the Citizens' Alliance, one of the main opposition coalitions, in a Managua hotel heavily guarded by police officers.

The Citizens' Alliance is made up of the Citizens . . .

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