Wednesday, June 16, 2010

This Ongoing Institutional Crisis Brought to You by Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega

1. Shelley A. McConnell, “Nicaragua’s Turning Point”, Current History, Volume 106, Number 697 (February 2007),86,

2. Katherine Hoyt, “Parties and Pacts in Contemporary Nicaragua,” in Undoing Democracy, ed. David Close and Kalowatie Deonandan, (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2004), 23.

3. Tim Rogers, “Why Nicaragua’s Caged Bird Sings,” Time, May 2, 2007.,8599,1616952,00.html?xid=rss-world

4. “Ortega’s Crab Dance”, The Economist, October 13, 2007, The Americas.

5. “How to steal an election; Nicaragua”, The Economist, November 15, 2008. The Americas.

6. “Nicaragua’s contested vote,” Los Angeles Times, November 20, 2008, Main News, Editorial pages desk, part A, pg 28.

7. “La Ley Orgánica de Poder Judicial/la Ley 260”, Título II, Artículo 31.

8. “La Ley de Amparo”, Tít. III, Cap. IV, Arto. 46.

9. “Nicaragua’s Chief Justice Denounces Pro-Ortega Ruling”, Latin American Herald Tribune, 20 Oct. 2009.

10. “Chaos All Around,” Revista Envío, March 2010, Number 334.

11. “Brochazos y Pinceladas,” Revista Envío, May 2010, Number 338.

12. “Nicaragua: International Community Back on the Alert,” Latin American Regional Report: Caribbean & Central America, May 2010, RC-10-05, ISSN 1465-0010.

13. Ibid.

14. “Opositores rechazan disolución del Parlamento,” La Prensa, May 27, 2010.

15. “Nicaragua’s Ortega to dissolve Congress?” LatinNews Daily, May 28, 2010.

16. Rory Carroll, “Oxfam targeted as Nicaragua attacks ‘trojan horse’ NGOs: Sandinista crackdown to ‘clean up’ political funding: Fears grow for freedom of speech and European aid,” The Guardian (London), October 14, 2007, Guardian International Pages, pg. 27.

17. Blake Schmidt, “Nicaraguan Former President Aleman Vows to Oust Sandinistas,” Bloomberg Businessweek, February 19, 2010.

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