Opposition in Nicaragua Forms National Coalition

An alliance of traditional rights-wing, oligarchy, social organizations and Sandinista National Liberation Front reformers, seeks to defeat President Ortega.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Seven Nicaraguan organizations founded the "National Coalition" (Coalición Nacional) on Tuesday. This alliance is ruled by forces of the traditional right-wing and the oligarchy.

It is the "Liberal Constitutional Party" of politician Arnoldo Alemán, who is suspected of corruption and whose pact with Daniel Ortega helped him win the elections in 2007.

The "Broad Democratic Front" of politician Violeta Granera, a union of the "Movement for Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?