Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega has been re-elected, setting the stage for his third consecutive term - but this time accompanied by his wife as vice president.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2016
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Presidents Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua and Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela said today they were willing to grant asylum to US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2013
Daniel Ortega was sworn in for his third five-year term as president of Nicaragua, shrugging off opposition complaints his re-election was illegal and vowing to govern with moderation.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2012
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez is hosting leaders from across the Americas at a two-day summit.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
Nicaraguan president and one-time Sandinista revolutionary Daniel Ortega was re-elected in a landslide, according to results released today, overcoming a constitutional limit on re-election and reports of voting problems.
Tue, 08 Nov, 2011
President and former Sandinista revolutionary Daniel Ortega is heading for a crushing victory in Nicaragua’s presidential election, officials said.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
An adviser to Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega said that his government would consider giving asylum to Libya's Muammar Gaddafi if he asked for it, but acknowledged it would be difficult to arrange.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2011
Cuba’s President Raul Castro declared the global climate summit in Copenhagen a failure from the start and urged left-wing Latin American leaders to devise their own plan on how to cope with climate change.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2009
President Barack Obama offered a spirit of co-operation to America’s hemispheric neighbours at a summit, listening to complaints about past US meddling and even reaching out to Venezuela’s left-wing leader.
Sun, 19 Apr, 2009
President Hugo Chavez won a referendum to eliminate term limits and vowed to remain in power for at least another decade to complete his socialist revolution.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2009
South American presidents reached an uneasy compromise to resolve a dangerous crisis triggered by Colombia’s military raid in Ecuador, stepping back from a week of insults, troop movements and talk of war.
Sat, 08 Mar, 2008
Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega says he is breaking off relations with Colombia over the country’s raid on a guerrilla base in Ecuador.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2008
President Hugo Chavez has accused neighbouring Colombia and the US of plotting a military “aggression” against Venezuela.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2008
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern will address a joint session of the House of Commons and the House of Lords at Westminster today.
Tue, 15 May, 2007
Syria’s president promised to do what he could to ease tensions in neighbouring Iraq during a landmark visit by the country’s president Jalal Talabani, just days after US president George Bush accused Syria of backing Iraq’s uprising.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
Left-wing leaders including Bolivian president Evo Morales and Nicaraguan president-elect Daniel Ortega rejoiced in the rise of their progressive movement in Latin America as they marked Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s 80th birthday.
Sat, 02 Dec, 2006
Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega, a former Marxist revolutionary who fought US-backed insurgents in the 1980s, has won presidential elections in Nicaragua.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2006
DANIEL Ortega, a former Marxist revolutionary and US Cold War enemy, headed toward a dramatic return to power in Nicaragua’s presidential election, early results showed yesterday.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2006
Leftist Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega had a strong lead over four other candidates after a Nicaragua election that could return the leftist to power 16 years after a US-backed rebellion helped force him from office.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2006
Daniel Ortega has told Nicaraguans he is not the same revolutionary the US once tried to overthrow.
Sun, 05 Nov, 2006
Nicaragua’s Congress has voted to approve a bill banning all abortions, including those that could save a mother’s life.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2006
The first official results of yesterday’s presidential election in Nicaragua showed the governing Liberal party’s candidate Enrique Bolanos headed for a victory over Daniel Ortega of the Sandinista National Liberation Front.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2001
Eleven years after he lost power in an election, former Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega ran a strong chance to regain the presidency in elections in Nicaragua today despite US efforts to dent his campaign.
Sun, 04 Nov, 2001
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