Daniel Ortega

Lawmakers Call for More Sanctions on Nicaragua

Bipartisan group of 13 legislators urge action in wake of Ortega's crackdown

A bipartisan group of Senate and House members, led by Florida senator Marco Rubio (R.), is urging President Trump to impose new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials in response to President Daniel Ortega's deadly crackdown on a mostly student-led uprising.

Lawmakers Call on Trump to Sanction Nicaraguan Officials

Bipartisan group calls for invocation of Magnitsky Act

A bipartisan coalition of members of Congress is pressing President Trump to immediately consider imposing sanctions on two top Nicaraguan officials for a wide variety of alleged human-rights abuses, corruption, and illicit activity in support of President Daniel Ortega's regime.