Topic: Daniel Ortega
A former commando known as 'Comandante Jahob' says he is rearming a group of contras to oppose the reelection of President Daniel Ortega. Former contra leaders and ex-military intelligence tell the Monitor it would be a mistake for the military to dismiss the threat.
08/20/2010 03:29 pm
Gallery Babies in politics
Strongarm tactics used during the seven-month political crisis in Honduras set a bad example for the region's other fragile democracies and could lead to a power grab in Nicaragua, critics say.
02/09/2010 03:54 pm
The most recent Latin American leader to overturn presidential term limits is Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega.
11/19/2009 12:00 am
President Daniel Ortega's move to have the Supreme Court scrap presidential term limits breathes new life into a budding clandestine protest movement.
10/27/2009 01:00 am
Daniel Ortega's opaque business dealings, linked to Venezuela President Hugo Chávez, are blurring the lines between party, state, and first family, say critics.
10/14/2009 01:00 am
Washington won't support upcoming elections that could help resolve the standoff. Bad move.
09/17/2009 01:00 am
Nicaragua's leftist leader Daniel Ortega says constitutional limits on presidential terms stand in the way of 'direct democracy.'
07/20/2009 01:00 am
Ousted President Manuel Zelaya flew over Honduras international airport Sunday, but military vehicles blocked a landing. What's next?
07/06/2009 01:00 am
Unrest has also erupted in Guatemala and Nicaragua in the past year, and the region is dealing with powerful organized crime and drug traffickers.
07/03/2009 01:00 am