Nicaragua closer to new civil war than ever before, judge warns

Nicaragua closer to new civil war than ever before, judge warns
 

Nicaragua is closer to “total economic chaos” and a new civil war than ever before, a supreme court judge has warned in a searing resignation letter to President Daniel Ortega.
In a three-page dispatch sent to the former revolutionary icon this week, Rafael Solís accused Ortega of transforming the Central American country into “a state of terror” after an uprising against him began last April.
The judge – a longtime associate of the 73-year-old Sandinista – claimed peaceful protests had been repressed “with bloodshed and fire” and heavily armed paramilitaries unleashed to sow fear.
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11 January 2019 in World News, Views: 60
Source: Guardian
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