Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, who traveled to Rome for the meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Episcopal Council (Celam), said that the Nicaraguan Catholic Church prays in the face of growing religious persecution in Nicaragua.
In a brief interview with the Rome Reports news agency, the Archbishop of Managua responded that “the Gospel tells us that we must always pray for those who criticize us, who say things against us. And they generally seek to have a calm heart about those things and pray.” In Rome, the Nicaraguan cardinal will also hold two private meetings with Pope Francis, the topics of which were not disclosed.
The Ministry of the Interior reported the “voluntary dissolution” of the legal personality of the Fundación Centro Empresarial Pellas. Through a ministerial agreement, he assured that the foundation requested the entity “the cancellation of the legal personality, by voluntary dissolution, unanimously agreed by the members of the Foundation in an extraordinary session of the General Assembly on May 11, 2022”.
The Centro Empresarial Pellas Foundation has been operating since 2007, the year in which its legal personality was granted. So far, the organization has not notified the reasons for its decision.
The regime’s spokeswoman, Rosario Murillo, lamented the murder of three police agents, an event recorded on Sunday night, October 30, in the municipality of Esquipulas, in the department of Matagalpa. According to the official account, the uniformed men were shot dead by citizens who were consuming liquor in a bar called El Norteño.
The murdered policemen are the inspector Ana Maria orchard Montenegro, 39 years old, and non-commissioned officers Jose Eliseo Gonzalez Sanchez, 27 years old and William Javier Alvarado Third, of 30. According to the regime, one of the alleged perpetrators of the crime is a man identified as Wilfredo de Jesus Arancibia Espinozawho allegedly has a criminal history.
“They tried to bury me alive and I am here” said Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in his first statement after winning the presidential elections in Brazil in the second round.
The former trade unionist narrowly outperformed the current president, Jair Bolsorano. With 99.99% of the votes counted, Lula obtained 50.9% support, while Bolsonaro reached 49.1% preference, with a participation of close to 80% of voters.
Political analysts have warned that with the victory of the progressive, “dangerous socialism” is strengthened in the region that “is silent before the crimes of Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua and melts before the dictatorships of Cuba and Venezuela.” In addition, they point out that the support that Ortega gave Lula when he was imprisoned for corruption and money laundering “will weigh” on Brazil’s foreign policy.
Seven prisoners of conscience in Nicaragua have higher approval ratings than the presidential couple, Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo.
The recent survey by the international firm Cid Gallup shows that Monsignor Rolando Álvarez, Cristiana Chamorro, Juan Sebastián Chamorro, Félix Maradiaga, Medardo Mairena, José Adán Aguerri and Arturo Cruz have a favorable opinion with positive rates above 19%. The liberal Milton Arcia also appears with a positive rate of 16%.
In contrast, Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo were the worst evaluated political figures.
The illegitimate president obtained 30% approval and 40% disapproval. And his wife and his vice president, Murillo, received a 31% favorable opinion and 44% unfavorable.