Nicaragua opposition names presidential ticket to take on Ortega

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Nicaragua’s main opposition party has registered a former right-wing fighter and an ex-beauty queen to compete in the November presidential election.

Incumbent President Daniel Ortega is seeking his fourth term after a crackdown on opposition figures and has arrested at least seven presidential candidates.

The elections are taking place during a political crisis that began with protests in 2018.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports.

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