The United States drew attention to the lack of democracy in Nicaragua

The United States drew attention to the lack of democracy in Nicaragua

USA working on options to influence the situation in Nicaragua, where three months of anti-government protests continue. This was stated by us Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Carlos Trujillo, reports the newspaper La Prensa.

“The United States will do everything possible to Nicaragua returned to democracy,” said Trujillo.

The Ambassador also commented on the possibility of U.S. military intervention in the conflict. “Not at the moment (not planned — approx. “Of the”)” — he said and added that the government should abandon public accusations of the protesters and to return to negotiations.

The protests began in Nicaragua in may. The occasion was the reform of the social insurance system. Against President Daniel Ortega advocates the Civic Alliance, which was supported by the representatives of the Catholic Church. The performances did not stop after stopping the reform.

As the newspaper notes, the United States together with Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Peru prepared in the OAS resolution adopted by a majority of votes. It also requires the government of the President of Nicaragua to agree to the demand of the opposition and to hold early presidential elections in 2019, not 2021-m. This demand was put forward by the Episcopal conference of Nicaragua.