US sanctions Nicaraguan officials, including Ortega’s wife

FILE PHOTO: Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Vice-President Rosario Murillo greet supporters during a march called "We walk for peace, with faith and hope," in honour of Mons. Oscar Arnulfo Romero, in Managua, Nicaragua, October 13, 2018.REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday sanctioned the wife of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and one of his aides under a new executive order allowing Washington to target Nicaraguan officials for a crackdown on anti-government protests. The U.S. Treasury said it had used the new executive order to punish Nicaraguan Vice President […]

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