Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega (Left) via Wikimedia Commons

U.S. Sanctions Nicaraguan Officials Ahead of Inauguration

The United States Department of Treasury has sanctioned six Nicaraguan officials ahead of the inauguration of President Daniel Ortega.

The Biden administration has called the election a sham, and is sanctioning the officials in response.

The officials targeted were Nicaragua’s minister of defense; the minister of the Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Mail, and the state-owned Nicaraguan mining company, Empresa Nicaragüense de Minas.

The sanctions prohibit U.S.-based individuals and businesses from doing business from them and freezes their assets held within United States jurisdictions.

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