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Nicaragua's Presidential Election

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With only 7 per cent of the vote counted, right wing candidate Arnoldo Aleman claimed victory today in Nicaragua’s presidential election. Aleman is expected to defeat his main rival Daniel Ortega, former leader of the Sandinista government. Aleman campaigned on a fierce anti-Sandinista ticket, playing on fears that an Ortega win would return Nicaragua to socialism and civil war.

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