Nicaraguan opposition CxL party denounces arrest of its candidate for Vice President

Berenice Quezada, Miss Nicaragua 2017 and whose candidacy had been officially registered last Monday, "was notified at her home by the judicial authorities and the Public Prosecutor's Office, accompanied by the Police, that she was from that moment under house arrest.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The opposition Citizens' Alliance for Liberty (CxL) denounced Wednesday (4) the arrest and disqualification of its candidate for Vice President of Nicaragua, former beauty queen Berenice Quezada, amid a wave of arrests against political leaders just three months before the elections, in which President Daniel Ortega will seek another reelection.

Quezada, Miss Nicaragua 2017 and whose candidacy had been officially registered on Monday, "was notified at her home by the judicial authorities and the Public Prosecutor's Office, accompanied by the Police, that she was from that moment under house arrest, without access to telephone communication . . .

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