Former presidents call on OAS to take more effective action against Ortega’s regime

To the multilateral organizations they point out that "they must bear in mind the obligations of prevention imposed by their statutes, in the face of situations that could turn into humanitarian tragedies".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A score of former Spanish and Latin American governors urged the Organization of American States (OAS) on Friday to deploy "more effective actions" to stop the persecution and prosecution of those who oppose the "dictatorial regime" in Nicaragua.

The former heads of state and government participating in the Democratic Initiative of Spain and the Americas (IDEA) also pointed out in a declaration that "democratic governments cannot remain indifferent to the dire situation" Nicaragua is going through.

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