From exile, a Nicaraguan cartoonist continues his protest against the Ortega government
Nicaragua is scheduled to hold a general election in November but so far, five presidential candidates who are challenging Daniel Ortega have been detained. Nicaragua’s National Police have detained a fifth presidential candidate, bringing the total number of opposition leaders so far detained to 15 ahead of the November general election. Nicaraguan political cartoonist Pedro X. Molina wants to see fair elections. He’s been living in exile in Ithaca, New York, and fled Nicaragua during a government crackdown on the press in 2018.