US Sanctions Nicaragua’s Vice President Rosario Murillo

Vice President and First Lady of Nicaragua Rosario Murillo. Credit: Tavox13

(From UPI)

The United States imposed sanctions on Nicaragua’s vice president and first lady, Rosario Murillo De Ortega, for corruption and human rights abuses. . . .

Murillo and Nestor Moncada Lau, a national security adviser to the Ortega regime, were both sanctioned as a result of Ortega’s “violent response” to protests over changes made to the social security system.

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