Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on Nicaragua’s Sham Elections

THE WHITE HOUSE STATEMENTS AND RELEASES NOVEMBER 07, 2021 What Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, orchestrated today was a pantomime election that was neither free nor fair, and most certainly not democratic. The arbitrary imprisonment of nearly 40 opposition figures since May, including seven potential presidential candidates, and the ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Argentina Foreign Minister Felipe Solá

READOUT June 11, 2021 The below is attributable to State Department Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Solá to discuss the importance of bilateral, regional, and international efforts to promote democracy and human rights in Nicaragua. He highlighted our concerns regarding President Ortega’s arbitrary arrests of presidential candidates and ...
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