What's in store for Nicaragua as Ortega begins a fourth term?


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Nicaragua's president, Daniel Ortega, has begun a fourth straight term after an election that most countries called a sham. His critics describe him as a dictator who crushes dissent, while his supporters say he's standing up to the West. So, what's now in store for one of Central America's poorest nations?

Joint host Mohammed Jamjoom.

With guests:

Danny Shaw - Professor of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at City University of New York.

Jairo Lugo-Ocando - Director of Executive Education and Graduate Studies, Northwestern University in Qatar.

Michael Shifter - President of Inter-American Dialogue.

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