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Nicaragua and Covid-19

Let’s not beat about the bush, the list of countries in Latin America suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic is long and just for one example, the merest glimpse at the figures out of Brazil this week tells you the issues are not going away soon. However, Jordana Timerman in LADB today highlights what is happening in Nicaragua, because the Ortega government has moved from spin to propaganda and now outright lies as they continue to deny that the virus is ripping through the country. Some particularly insightful reporting from the Confidencial website she links.
Nicaragua could become one of the world’s worst hotspots, because its government isn’t lifting a finger to save its own people. That, ladies and gentlemen, is inhuman.

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