The enemy Citizens for the Independent Alliance (CxL) This Wednesday The Arrest and disqualification of her candidate for Vice President of Nicaragua, former beauty queen Bernice CusadaDaniel Ortega is in the midst of a wave of arrests just three months before the election as he seeks re-election.
Qusada “was notified at his home by judicial officials and the Ministry of Public WorksThe CxL coalition said in a statement:
Tonight at 9:30 we condemn the announcement by the CxL Coalition Vice Presidential candidate Bernice Cusada at her home that the Ministry of Public Works, along with the judiciary and the police, has been under house arrest since that moment. pic.twitter.com/QLqRdYkvni
– Citizens of the Free Alliance (@CxLibertad) August 4, 2021
27 years old, who Miss Nicaragua 2017 And the candidature was officially registered last Monday, “He is currently in police custody at his home.”Added as a group.
This time Nicaraguan officials did not confirm or deny the claim.
The Sandinistas demanded his disqualification
Previously, a group of citizens identifying themselves “Victims and Relatives of the 2018 Conspiracy Terrorism” Call for Disqualification of Qusada’s Nomination, For inciting apology and hatred before the Government Office for the Protection of Human Rights (PDDH).
According to the complaint, the official media reports, The former beauty queen sparked resentment after registering candidates for her coalition president and vice president, Before the National Assembly and before the Central American Parliament (Parsons).
Qusada told reporters “Conditions never existed in Nicaragua (election)” so what “Conditions are set by the people. How do you set them? Going out to vote.”
He did one too Called to vote on November 7 to show that Nicaragua does not want “more dictatorship”, Refers to the reign of Daniel Ortega.
According to him, the Nicaraguans defined themselves politically after the popular uprising of April 2018 due to controversial reforms for social security, which he later responded to with that force turned into a demand for the resignation of President Ordega.
“Nicaragua has been drawing a fort here since 2018, and everyone has decided where they want to be.” Indian.
The dictatorship deserved those riots – at least 328 people were killed, according to the Inter-American Human Rights Commission (IACHR) in a coup attempt.
32 arrests in two months
Is Qusada The first candidate to be officially registered for the office elected by the people arrested by the authorities, Has been with them since the end of May 32 people were arrested, Of them Seven candidates for the post of Leader of the Opposition, When The other two left the country Avoid getting caught.
As part of the election process, Nicaraguan authorities have arrested opposition presidential candidates Christiana Zamoro, Arturo Cruz, Felix Maradiga, Juan Sebastian Zamoro, Miguel Mora, Merto Myrena Y Noel Vidur, Who are being investigated for treason.
The National Police, led by Ortega’s brother – in – law Francisco Diaz, includes two foreign ministers, two former aides, two historically disgruntled former Santinista guerrillas, a business leader, a banker, a former First Lady and five opposition leaders.
In addition, two student leaders, two agricultural leaders, a lawyer and a human rights defender, a political scientist and an expert in political and electoral systems, a journalist, a commentator, two former NGO workers and a driver from Christiana Zamoro.
Two other candidates for the post of Leader of the Opposition Maria Assange Moreno And former head of “Contra” Louis Flay, They discussed leaving Nicaragua for security reasons.
Santinista Daniel Artecha, who returned to power in 2007, He will be looking for his fifth post, Fourth in a row, and second with his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo.
These elections will be important for Ortega, Has been in complete control of Nicaraguan politics for 42 years.
(With information from EFE)
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