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A sign reading “Daniel 2021” next to a picture of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on bus. A sign reading “Daniel 2021” next to a picture of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on a public transportation bus, Managua, Nicaragua, June 22, 2021 (DPA photo via AP Images).

Nicaragua’s Sham Election, Afghanistan’s Opium Economy and More

Friday, Nov. 5, 2021

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On Sunday, Nicaraguan voters will go to the polls to choose the country’s next president. In reality, they do not need to wait until those votes are counted to know who the winner will be. The outcome is already a foregone conclusion: President Daniel Ortega will win reelection, with the only uncertainty being the percentage of the vote he claims.  ...

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