Nicaraguan Electoral Tribunal reviews election results
The Electoral Tribunal carried out the review of the voting in Managua with contradictory versions about the physical presence of the opposition.
Thursday, November 13, 2008
There was an air of uncertainty on Thursday in Nicaragua, after a round of violence that erupted when the opposition refused to accept the tribunals decision to only review the municipal polls on Sunday in Managua, and without independent observers.
Despite several complaints of irregularities and the most voted-for opposition candidates refusing to recognize his victory, President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua will serve a second consecutive term.
The country continues to be divided after municipal elections. Some are claiming victory, others are alleging fraud.
Nicaraguan Opposition continued to demand a new recount of Sunday's municipal election votes.
In the midst of a political polarization the elections have come to be about the Sandinista President, Daniel Ortega.
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