These are the most important news of July 18, 2022

These are the most important news of July 18, 2022

The Sandinista deputies canceled the legal status of 10 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), including the Association for Agricultural Development (EXPICA), chaired by former presidential candidate Óscar Sobalvarro, vice president of the outlawed Citizens for Freedom (CxL) party.

The cancellation was carried out urgently this Monday, at the request of the Ministry of the Interior, for alleged breach of obligations by the organizations. With this annihilation, there are already more than a thousand canceled in less than four years.

During the session, the deputies also ratified the financing agreement signed by Nicaragua and the World Bank for an additional 116 million dollars for the COVID-19 Emergency Response Project in the country, for a total of 136 million dollars approved. by the multilateral entity to the regime.

The Blue and White National Unity (UNAB) remembered the 43rd anniversary of the overthrow of Somocism in Nicaragua with the expulsion of Anastasio Somoza Debayle from the country on July 17, declared “Day of Joy.” The opposition organization pointed out that the fall of Somoza showed that “no dictatorship is eternal and the desire for freedom always prevails over the corrupt and criminals.”

He added that, now, Nicaragua is facing a new family, that of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, which “represses, murders, imprisons and keeps the people in poverty”; however, he affirmed that the people, through civic struggle, “will take charge of passing the Ortega-Murillos to the dump of history” and face justice.

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On the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the overthrow of the Somocista dictatorship, Nicaraguan opposition organizations demanded the “immediate exit” of the dictatorship of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, as well as the release of the more than 190 political prisoners, respect for public freedoms and the safe return of exiles.

Through a joint statement, they blamed the Ortega-Murillo family for the deterioration of the country and the abuses committed against the citizens, in which they called “a new dictatorship, as bloody or totalitarian as the Somoza dynasty.” .

The signatories, among which are the Civic Alliance, the National Unity, the exile group (GREX) and the Nicaraguan Democratic Force (FDN) organization, reiterated that on July 19 “there is nothing to celebrate, much less the liberation of a people, whose meaning has been trampled on.

Related news: Ortega regime denies specialized medical attention to Jaime Arellano

Sources from the Directorate of Judicial Assistance, known as “El Nuevo Chipote”, warned that the health of the political prisoner Jaime Arellano continues to deteriorate to an “alarming” level.

The political commentator is suffering from continuous dizziness that has already caused him to fall, he remains lying down and may have had a stroke. Despite his serious health condition, the regime does not allow him to be examined by a private doctor, and the prison doctor who recently visited him was ordered to only take his blood pressure. Jaime Arellano has continuous dizziness, if he gets up he falls, so it is presumed that he has suffered a stroke, but the regime only sends a doctor from “El Chipote” to take the pressure of the political prisoner

On the other hand, the lawyer Yader Morazán revealed that the Sandinista militant Marlon Gerardo Sáenz, known as «The Chinese Enoch», also asks, through repeated writings presented by his technical defense, to be referred to a doctor for ailments that he lives in prison.

Monsignor Rolando Alvarezbishop of the Diocese of Matagalpa and apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Estelí, called for a prayer and adoration crusade to ask for Nicaragua, the priests and the Church.

The bishop explained that the day consists of praying and fasting to the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and praying the Rosary of the Dawn and the thousand Hail Marys in each Marian dedication, ending on December 8 with the feast of the Immaculate. Conception of Mary Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes also invited a prayer crusade of the Holy Rosary for world peace, in a context of persecution of the Nicaraguan Catholic Church.

The now former rector of the Central American University (UCA), the Jesuit Father José Alberto Idiáquez, was not present at the transfer of the rectory in which the Father Rolando Alvarado López took possession of the address of said alma mater, on June 1because he is outside the country and Daniel Ortega’s regime did not allow him to enter.

The news was known through an editorial published this Monday by the The Press Newspaper, a month and a half after the ceremony where Father Alvarado assumed the rectory of the UCA. In the publication, the outlet attributed this action as retaliation for having been part of the table of the failed national dialogue, in April 2018, invited by the Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua (CEN).

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