Saturday 12 June 2021

In Costa Rica, Antony Blinken says ‘Nicaragua is going in the opposite direction’

The US Secretary of State criticized that the Daniel Ortega regime denied the opportunity to different people to participate in free elections

QCOSTARICA – Antony Blinken, the U.S. Secretary of State, affirmed on Wednesday that the government of Daniel Ortega is moving “in the opposite direction”, increasingly far from guaranteeing fair and fair elections to the population. free.

The U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, in San Jose, Costa Rica on Wednesday, June 2, 2021

In San José, Costa Rica, Blinken referred to the Joe Biden government’s perception of the political situation in Nicaragua, minutes after the police detained the opposition presidential candidate, Cristiana Chamorro, in Managua, and placed her under house arrest.

- Advertisement -

In the Organization of American States (OAS), Nicaragua was called to take the necessary steps to have free and fair elections, and instead of doing that, instead of fulfilling its responsibilities, including the responsibilities with which it was committed By signing the American Charter 20 years ago, you are moving in the wrong direction.

“The events of the last 24 hours give even more evidence of that. Denying the opportunity to different people to participate in elections, reducing the space to have free and safe elections, reducing the space for different voices to be heard, that goes in a totally opposite direction,” said the head of US diplomacy, during his visit to Costa Rica that ended Wednesday afternoon.

“Know what? I listen to the statements that government officials have given about all the achievements that they say they have obtained on behalf of the Nicaraguan people. Well, given that you would think that they would welcome the judgment of the people in free and fair elections. And apparently, they don’t,” Blinken said in an interview with La Nacion.

The Nicaraguan Police raided Chamorro’s home on Wednesday with a strong operation and, on Tuesday, the Public Ministry asked that he be prohibited from holding public office, thus blocking her candidacy.

- Advertisement -

“I think there is a strong concern throughout the region, and I have heard this from many of our allies, about the direction that Nicaragua is taking. And this is not just our concern, it is a concern of practically the entire hemisphere,” added Blinken.

- Advertisement -

We strive for accuracy in its reports. But if you see something that doesn’t look right, send us an email. The Q reviews and updates its content regularly to ensure it’s accuracy.

"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Nicaragua government assures that detainees violated one of the Ten Commandments

TODAY NICARAGUA – The vice president of Nicaragua and First Lady,...

Nicaragua’s Foreign Minister absent from the summit of Central American presidents

QCOSTARICA - The Daniel Ortega government sent its ambassador to Costa...


Daniel Ortega undertook a hunt for presidential candidates and opponents

TODAY NICARAGUA – In an unprecedented persecution, the Daniel Ortega regime detained four presidential candidates in one week, a move that is part of...

Parking lots, a bull ring and shopping centers among the vaccination centers on Saturday

QCOSTARICA - Vaccination centers against covid-19 were transformed this Saturday to be able to vaccinate more people. Universities, civic centers, parking lots and even...

Your cell phone can now notify you if you had contact with a positive case of covid-19

QCOSTARICA - Fifteen months after the national emergency against covid-19 was declared, Costa Ricans will have a digital platform where you can be notified...

Costa Rica will have a system to reduce marine pollution

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica will have a system called "Interceptor" that will eliminate floating and suspended waste from the upper layer of its waters,...

Today’s Vehicle Restriction: June 11, “EVENS”

Today, Friday, June 11, only EVENS can circulate. The measure is countrywide and applied between 5:00 am and 9:00 pm, save for those under the...

The US sanctions Nicaraguan Daniel Ortega’s daughter and close associates

TODAY NICARAGUA – The United States imposed economic sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials close to President Daniel Ortega on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, including...

Bukele advisers tried to leave Costa Rica with false covid-19 tests

QCOSTARICA - Two Costa Ricans who advise the government of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele were arrested this Tuesday at the Juan Santamaría (San Jose)...

Back in the 80’s Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - When CR was so beautiful, healthy, and safe! No motorcycles. No loud cars. No billboards. No traffic. When everyone walked to a pulpería,...

Bus stops could be a covid-19 contagion bomb

QCOSTARICA - It's five in the afternoon on any given Wednesday in San José. Hundreds of people returning to their homes begin to crowd...


Get our daily newsletter with the latest posts directly in your mailbox. Click on the subscribe and fill out the form. It's that simple!

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.