Latin America

A life in photos: Daniel Ortega from Marxist revolutionary to corporate authoritarian

Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega led a hugely popular left-wing revolution in 1979 against the U.S.-backed dictator Anastasio Somoza. But today, university student protesters chant: Ortega and Somoza are "la misma cosa." (the same thing.) We take a look at the evolution of one of Latin America's most enigmatic leaders. Read more about 'Daniel Inc: How Nicaragua's Ortega financed a political dynasty.'

5 May 2018 – 5:20 PM EDT
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