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Joe Biden valid a law for the government of Nicaragua

Mariana Romero
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This past Wednesday, US officials approved a new law that will put a lot of pressure on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.

The bill comes just a few days before the elections in the country, which have been described as "misleading" due to the arrest and expulsion of several people from the resistance. Simultaneously, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights requested the arrival of 14 political detainees.

The pressure on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's public authority is extended a couple of days before the decisions in the country. This is one of the goals of a bill endorsed in the US House of Representatives.

The enactment seeks to require sanctions against those responsible for making the nation's careers "unjustifiable", while calling on the United States government to officially inspect Nicaragua's interest in the Central American Free Trade Agreement.

Bill 387-35 had broad bipartisan support. An achievement celebrated by the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Menéndez.

"Rarely do Republicans and Democrats meet these days to address such a difficult issue, yet this bill is the rare exception. We are witnessing the most terrible tyrant attack on a majority government in Latin America in many years, "said the congressman.

Likewise, on his Twitter account, he said that he was "happy" about the bill and pointed out : "We cannot distance ourselves from the individuals in Nicaragua who shout in dejection".

The support comes a few days before the official races of the country on Sunday, which will take place in a scenario of arrests and dismissals of different political figures of the resistance. These demonstrations have been censored by the United States, in addition to the European Union, as well as by associations of common freedoms.

For this reason, the law, also called RENACER, will try to organize the counteroffensive against Ortega with the European Union and Canada.

The administrators are waiting for the President of the United States, Joe Biden, to sign the goal in order to close the loop.

This would lead, despite the authorizations, to the United States government seeing the injustice of the Ortega family, despite the denials of basic freedoms by the specialists of the Central American country.

The new authorizations would be without prejudice to the current ones, by which the United States confines the movement of many Nicaraguan authorities and which had led Ortega to testify that the North Americans' backlash would not discourage him from "complying with the law" on the people who plan against him.

The IACHR demands the arrival of 14 confined resistance legislators.

Nicaragua feels pressure

Nicaragua's decisions are a few days away. These decisions, set aside by the containment of the adversaries and the media's contempt for the Government, highlight that Ortega has won his fourth successive term.

In this specific circumstance, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) asked Nicaragua to hand over 14 detainees who have recently been confined.

Among them is the trusted official Cristina Chamorro, who was sent to house arrest on June 2 for the crime of "injustice" and the claim of illegal tax evasion.

The contests in Nicaragua are outlined within a scenario of rivals being captured and media discrediting of the public authority of Daniel Ortega, who is seeking his fourth term in power.

The Court insisted that the arrests take place "in a scenario of harassment of people who manifest themselves contrary to the provisions of the current Nicaraguan Government, its closest associates and workers, which has been exacerbated for this year with the proximity of global decisions that will take place in a short time".

In addition, he condemned that a large part of the arrests were made sporadically without the presence of the prisoners' lawyers.

This is not the first time that the IACHR has issued measures for its rivals in Nicaragua. In fact, in June and September the court requested the arrival of other political detainees. In any case, the Ortega government has not reacted to any of the requests.