The Nicaraguans, who oppose the regime of Daniel Ortega, will reveal this Sunday that they are rejecting the call. “Election parody” In two different ways: Those in Nicaragua will not go to the polls under the call to “stay home” by the opposition, and the deportees will march simultaneously to different cities around the world.
As of this Sunday, 4.5 million Nicaraguans have been invited to vote in the general election, the legitimacy of which is in question. Daniel Ortega’s regime banned three parties and imprisoned seven opposition candidates.
On Thursday, various opposition parties jointly called for a boycott Do not go out to vote and deport. “We make a patriotic call to the citizens of Nicaragua to take up the cry of April and the historic aspirations of our people for freedom and democracy. That is stated in the statement.
Protesters are calling “Electoral mockery rejection and ignorance”, which is “an apparently illegal and null process that robs the Nicaraguan people of their right to freely choose their leaders.”
Olama Hurtado of the opposition Blue & White National Alliance (UNAB) has vowed that the call to abstain from the referendum by the United Opposition has been well received by the people of Nicaragua. “There is a lot of consensus on staying and staying at home so as not to legalize anxiety,” he says.
Cid Gallup’s latest survey promises 78 percent of those surveyed believe that Daniel Ortega’s re-election on November 7 is legitimate and lacks international recognition.. But the same poll confirms that 55 percent of Nigerians “have a lot or some interest in voting despite the situation.”
While the opposition is still debating whether the opposition will be manifested by a zero vote or a no-vote, Hartado says the data for that poll was collected in September. Campaign of “Stay at Home” started in October. “This percentage is due to the idea that Nicaraguans should get out of this crisis through civic and democratic means, and that is what elections are all about,” he says.
The Daniel Ortega regime is also doing its thing to counter the opposition’s campaign. TO According to Olma Hurtado, complaints made by civil servants about voting pressure are combined with threats against other groups.. “We are aware that retirees and business owners have been intimidated by paramilitary and CPC (Santinista sympathizers) who tell them they will be robbed of their pensions or licenses if they do not go to the polls.”
In Costa Rica, Ana Guerrero works for the Nicaraguan parade organization, which will depart from La Merced Park in San Jose at 9 a.m. this Sunday towards the Plaza de la Democracia o la Apolls del Ezercito. The colon is of a special importance. “La Mercedes Park is a traditional gathering place for Nicaraguans, and this square is named after two heartfelt aspirations of the Nicaraguan people,” says Kuros.
On the same day there will be parades of Nicaraguans in various countries in the United States and Europe: New York, New Jersey, Boston, San Francisco, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Bilbao, London, Cர்டrdoba, Brussels, Stockholm, Geneva, Mexico City, San Jose, Panama City and San Salvador, In other cities.
Kuros represents UNAB on the organizing committee of the march in Costa Rica. In this case, he insisted, all opponents were united despite their differences. “At other times we were very sectarian. All of us have that bad. On this occasion we ordered a ceasefire and we set aside our differences and difficulties and marched together on Sunday.
“Nicaragua and the international community have a lot of courage, a lot of desire, firstly, we are together, secondly, we stand up,” the opposition deported in Costa Rica said.