June 25, 2010 7:25 AM

Nicaragua's Sandinistas accused of paying to stay in power

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is allegedly dipping into hefty Venezuela-funded coffers to bribe, buy and scatter the weakened opposition as part of his push for a second term, lawmakers and analysts say. And when money doesn't work, Ortega's ruling Sandinista Front is using strong-arm tactics to silence the opposition.

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