Nicaragua's Ruling Party Approves President Ortega As Election Candidate

SAN SALVADOR (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 03rd August, 2021) Nicaragua's ruling Sandinista National Liberation Front has approved President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, as a pair of candidates for the presidential elections in Nicaragua on November 7.

The party's congress unanimously approved Ortega and Murillo as a presidential formula for the elections, La Primerísima reported.

The congress also approved a government program for 2022-2026, twenty candidates for National Assembly lawmakers and 20 candidates for the Central American Parliament (Parlacen).