Daniel Ortega by coda eberle

Map of country he is president of.

Background Information

  • He is the President of Nicaragua
  • He is Nicaraguan guerrilla leader
  • Member of the Sandinista junta (military or political group that rules a country after taking power by force)
  • Daniel was president from 1984-1990 and got elected again in 2007; currently still president
  • Uses profits on additional social programs and to reduce poverty in Nicaragua
  • Daniels government made poverty in Nicaragua fall from 42% to about 30%

Power and Authority

Daniel Ortega ties to the theme, Power and Authority, because he is President of Nicaragua. He has the power to reduce poverty in Nicaragua. He had the power to make unemployment fall to 7%.


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

Daniel Ortega's re-election day



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