Quoteamigodecigars - 8/22/2018 8:24 AM
QuoteCfickter - 8/22/2018 9:08 AM "for reasons beyond our control" = read fascism, and just like socialism failing the peopleHere is a good explanation of what happened...."The Dictator's fragile alliance of the Elite set the stage for Crisis". Ortega, a former revolutionary, learned from his past mistakes in confronting the powerful private sector. http://qcostarica.com/nicaragua-how-ortegas-fragile-alliance-of-the-elite-set-the-stage-for-crisis/
I read the article, here are few snips,
he may have learned but he will not apply anything unless he benefits
the increasingly authoritarian government of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, paired with the instrumental, conditional support of the private sector–coalesced around the Superior Council of Private Enterprise (COSEP)–and the complacency of the Catholic Church, was a recipe for unrest.
This three-pronged alliance—state, business, and church—was extremely effective in hiding some of the signs of trouble in the Nicaraguan political and economic system,
Access to basic services is a daily challenge in Nicaragua, which ranks 124th in the UN’s Human Development Index. (countries with a better rating Botswana, Iraq, Palestine, Tonga, Armenia)
But the truth is that no authoritarian form of government, even one favorable to big business interests, can truly benefit the majority of a population.
Ortega will likely renege on any promises made as his paramilitary forces continue massacring citizens,
Ortega’s economic and family interests have obviously started taking precedence over his business sector allies.