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Ortega's wife is power behind the president's throne

Monday, May 25, 2015


Rosario Murillo, the omniscient and omnipotent wife of President Daniel Ortega, is Nicaragua's most powerful woman and, in the opinion of many, essentially a co-president with her husband.

The arrangement, opponents say, allows the first couple to consolidate power and wealth and rule the country like a personal fiefdom.





Source: Los Angeles Times