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Wednesday, September 12, 2018


Delays in transportation affect exports of fresh produce.

The economy is likely to run a deficit in 2019.

There is widespread opposition to Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista Party, which some Nicaraguans consider authoritarian and corrupt after 12 years in power.

On the other hand, Nicaraguan apparel output increased during the first six months of 2018, compared with the same period last year.

Beef exports grew.

Some combination of China, Taiwan and Russia would finance a deficit, together with local investors.

Opponents may find and support a credible alternative, for elections to be held in 2021.

For now, there isn’t one.