Daniel Ortega By: Keegan Simmons pd.2

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Daniel Ortega served as the president of Nicaragua from 1984-1990 and again in 2007. He also served as the president of the FSLN. Ortega played a major role in the conciliation of various FSLN factions and in the formation of alliances with business and political groups. Ortega focused on improving his country by eliminating hunger and illiteracy.


Power and authority: Daniel Ortega was the president of Nicaragua and the FSLN (Sandinista National Liberty Front). Ortega proposed a law to amend the constitution so that the president could be reelected to a second term, the Nicaraguan Supreme Court lifted the constitutional ban on consecutive reelection, letting Ortega run again in 2011

Economics: Ortega maintained a free trade agreement with the U.S., and received oil from Venezuela at a discounted price, he also spent his time creating more private-sector jobs for the citizens he ruled over.

Sources: "Daniel Ortega." Britannica School, 2017. Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed 20 Mar. 2017


" Conditions are ripe for triumph. We will win. And we will wield great power here." - Daniel Ortega

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