The Ortega regime blocked opposition candidate Bernice Cusada for the vice presidency after accusing him of “inciting hatred.”
Nicaragua’s main opposition party suffered another setback on Wednesday after the blockade of its vice presidential candidate, former beauty queen Bernice Cusada., Between Before the November election, a wave of arrests and legal action against the enemy.
Qusada, the candidate for the position of vice-president of the right-wing coalition of the Freedom Alliance (CxL), was blocked after the public ministry announced in a statement. He will be prosecuted for “inciting, proposing and conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.”
The ministry said on Tuesday that the Managua court had accepted the charge against Qusada and demanded it Process “Released.”
Nicaraguan law prohibits people from running for office Judicial Inquiry.
He was arraigned Monday in the Kyrgyz Electoral Court Supported by presidential candidate Oscar Sopolvaro. But some of the statements he made as he left the court caused a great deal of comfort among government supporters On Tuesday she was accused of “inciting hatred” in front of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, while at the same time asking her to restrain herself.
Quesada was taken into custody at her home Tuesday night, although team sources confirm that she is in custody. Suspended.
CxL should now search against the clock Alternatively, amid fears of further arrests and sieges against members of its teams.
Up to the Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) Aug. 9 To verify, repair, or request parties to replace candidates If they are barred from participating in the election.
The CxL coalition is predicted to be the main enemy of the ruling Sandinista Front (FSLN, left) on Monday. He, along with his wife Rosario Murillo, has been running for Ortega for the third consecutive election since 2017 as vice president.
This, despite the crisis, they faced to consolidate an opposition coalition Controversies on the right wing and the oppression the country is experiencing.
The process for the November 7 election unfolds in the midst of a series Arrest of enemies, with 31 main opponents Arrested since June.
Among the detainees are seven presidential loyalists accused of “treason.” The law criminalizes those who incite foreign intervention and international sanctions against Managua for violating human rights from 2018 onwards.
Most of those arrested were registered as CxL candidates, such as former diplomats Arturo Cruz, politician Felix Maradiga and economist Juan Sebastian Zamoro.
He also planned to join the opposition coalition Christian Zamoro, The daughter of former President Violeta Barrios de Zamoro (1990-1997), was good enough to face Ordega, who had been in power since 2007 before she was placed under house arrest.
“Do not give up democracy”
The arrests have been questioned by the international community. Who called for the liberation of the enemy and for a transparent election in Nicaragua. Voices of criticism were joined by old allies of Santinismo Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva has urged Ortega not to “abandon democracy”.
Whenever a ruler begins to believe that he is irreplaceable, Every time you start believing that a ruler is necessary, a little dictatorship arises in that country. “Lula commented in an interview with Mexican television DVD Last week marked the Nicaraguan presidency.
For its part, The US Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemned “Cusada’s house arrest” on Twitter this Wednesday., As well as his “ban on running for public office.”
(With information from AFP)