Nicaragua’s Sandinista party ratifies Ortega and Murillo as their presidential ticket

Daniel Ortega has spent half of his life as the undisputed leader of the FSLN, the party of which he has been its only presidential candidate in 1984, 1990, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, and now in 2021.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) ratified this Monday (1) the president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, and his wife, vice-president Rosario Murillo, as its presidential ticket for the election next November 7.

The candidacies of Ortega, who is about to turn 76, and Murillo, 70, were unanimously approved by the Sandinista National Congress during a virtual act headed by the presidential couple, and in which they also approved the candidacies for deputies to the National Assembly and the Central American Parliament (Parlacen).

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