Nicaragua: Ortega sworn in for fourth term as US, EU impose sanctions

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Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has been sworn in for a fourth term.

His inauguration was preceded by new sanctions being imposed by the United States and the European Union against Nicaraguan officials.

They say the November election was a sham.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports.

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