Opinion: In Nicaragua, the opposition must unite to oust Ortega

My latest report for Geopolitical Intelligence Services addresses the recent popular opposition to President Daniel Ortega; once a leader in the Sandinista movement himself against the Somoza regime, Ortega is now widely regarded as “la misma cosa” – the same thing – as the former dictator, following in his footsteps to create a de facto kleptocracy. One of the strongest opposition forces in the country is the student population, tired of Ortega’s increasing wealth at the expense of the poorest in the country. The political opposition must incorporate these elements of the population to take down Ortega’s regime, without bloodshed. Read the full report here.