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Biden order could limit trade with Nicaragua

October 24, 2022 at 6:44 PM
President Biden on Monday issued an order expanding sanctions on Nicaragua that “could potentially” prohibit both imports from and exports to the country, the White House said. Biden amended a November 2018 executive order that sanctioned supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega. The Biden administration last November called Ortega’s re-election a “sham ” after the Nicaraguan president imprisoned almost 40 political opponents, including seven potential candidates. The Oct. 24 amended order seeks to hold Ortega accountable for Nicaragua’s “escalating human...

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