Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Nicaragua elections: New reform challenges presidential candidates” – below is their description.
The United Nations has warned that a new electoral law may affect the impartiality of November’s parliamentary and presidential elections.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is seeking a fourth consecutive term in November but critics say he has sought to discredit and arrest his political rivals.
A little over a week ago, the government announced a money-laundering probe into opposition candidate Cristiana Chamorro.
It has also harassed journalists.
Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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