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Legitimizing Aristide would sabotage Haiti's chance to prosper

...happened under Argentine populist Juan Domingo Peron or revolutionaries like Cuba's Fidel Castro and Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega. The furor of populism and revolutionary ambition is quickly extinguished by a clamor for order. Haiti's challenges...
This Day in History

...Boris Yeltsin underwent successful heart bypass surgery. In 2001, Enrique Bolanos defeated former Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua's presidential election. Hurricane Michelle swept past the Bahamas with 85 mph winds, flooding houses...
Leftist leaders in Latin America should be ashamed of embracing Gadhafi

...violence in Libya. And no world leader has been as bizarrely effusive about Gadhafi in recent days as Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega (Gadhafi Prize, 2009). The Sandinista leader has boasted of frequent calls with the Libyan leader, whom he described...
Con: Does CELAC's shunning of US & Canada signal end of domination?

...Caribbean really learn from the increasing authoritarianism of strong-man leaders such as Hugo Chavez or Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega? Even with CELAC, Latin America remains a heterogeneous region of divergent cultures, economies, interests, and...
Difficult to deal with the axis of Hugo

...relentless paranoia, constantly stoked and enflamed by Chavez, continues to poison relations. In Nicaragua, President Daniel Ortega - flush with Chavez's oil money - is poised to wreck that nation's fragile democracy, trying to alter the constitution...
Ortega could have won fairly ? but he didn't

...full moon, so it's no surprise that the big news out of Sunday's presidential election was not that incumbent Daniel Ortega was piling up suspicious landslide voting totals, but that he wasn't a vampire.For the first time in months...
Chavez death echoes with leftists

...nation that broadly benefited from Venezuelan cut-rate oil, Rosario Murillo, the wife and spokeswoman of President Daniel Ortega, said Chavez is "one of the dead who never die."In a television broadcast, Murillo said "We are all Chavez...
Con: The US should counter Iran's growing influence in Latin America

...about unwanted U.S. intervention, either overtly or covertly within their national borders. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega thinks the United States is planning to overthrow his government because it allowed last year's coup in Honduras...
Pro: The US should counter Iran's growing influence in Latin America

...Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, Bolivia's Evo Morales, Ecuador's Rafael Correa and Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega after their increasingly frequent visits with one another. Ahmadinejad says the alliance reflects "a large anti-imperialist...
Outside Editorial: A choice for Latin America

...already-impoverished countries should not be employed lightly. But neither should rulers such as Morales, Correa and Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega be allowed to dismantle democratic institutions and attack U.S. interests while benefiting from American subsidies...


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