Ex-ambassador to the U.S. launches pre-candidacy for the Presidency of Nicaragua

Cruz, 67 years old and ambassador to the U.S. in the government presided by Sandinista Daniel Ortega and his wife, Rosario Murillo, between 2007 and 2009, from whom he is now distanced and refers to as the "imperial couple", formally registered his pre-candidacy with Alianza Ciudadana, one of the main opposition parties.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Nicaraguan ambassador to the United States Arturo Cruz Sequeira on Monday launched his pre-candidacy to the Presidency of Nicaragua for the opposition Alianza Ciudadana (center-right) party for the general elections of next November 7th.

Cruz, 67 years old and ambassador to the U.S. in the government presided by Sandinista Daniel Ortega and his wife, Rosario Murillo, between 2007 and 2009, from whom he is now distanced and refers to as the "imperial couple", formally registered his pre-candidacy with Alianza Ciudadana, one of the main opposition parties.

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