New US sanctions amid calls to free Nicaragua opposition figures

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    The global community urged #Nicaragua Wednesday to free four recently-detained #opposition #presidential #candidates, as the United States announced sanctions against allies of long-serving leader Daniel #Ortega. The #detention of the four — the last two of whom were rounded up on Tuesday — has legally ruled them out of November presidential elections in which Ortega is widely expected to seek a fourth consecutive term.

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