Nicaragua’s Collapse into Dictatorship


Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:20pm


David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard—Online

In the months prior to the 2021 presidential election, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega arrested or barred all his main rivals, establishing a level of autocracy not seen since the 1970s. How did Nicaragua plunge this far into dictatorship? What are the prospects for re-democratization?

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