The mother of Junior Gaitan, shot during 2018 protests against Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega's government, places flowers on her son's grave in Masaya. Photo by OSWALDO RIVAS/AFP via Getty Images.

The mother of Junior Gaitan, shot during 2018 protests against Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega's government, places flowers on her son's grave in Masaya. Photo by OSWALDO RIVAS/AFP via Getty Images.

Nicaragua chronicle is of a democracy’s death foretold

The recent elections were denounced by more than 40 governments but sanctions had no measurable deterrent effect, so can the international community do more?

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  • 19 Nov 2021
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