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Nicaragua's Ortega to seek third straight term

Monday, June 6, 2016

Daniel Ortega is officially running for what would be his third consecutive term as Nicaragua's president.

Ortega's Sandinista party congress has nominated him for the November vote. It's the seventh straight time he has been the Sandinistas candidate, going back to 1984, the first time he was elected president. He won again in 2006 and 2011.

Source: Associated Press