Between Radicalization and Prospects for Change in Nicaragua
As Nicaragua continues to experience a prolonged crisis, future economic and political challenges remain formidable. Economic performance this year will be limited and dependent on international drivers: remittances, trade, and borrowing—all of which are slowing. This is compounded by internal shake-ups, purges, and a tightening of the regime’s political authority. Internal dissent and extreme repression have resulted in tumultuous outcomes. At the same time, civic democratic forces are coalescing into a political movement with the support of the international community to apply pressure on non-democratic forces with overtures for mediation.
Can these movements further push the Nicaraguan government towards political accommodation and democratization, avoiding further deterioration and irreversible damage to the country? What tools can international players use as nudges or incentives to shift Nicaragua toward a transition for political reforms?
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Please note that this event will be held in English.
CARLOS FERNANDO CHAMORRO
Director, Confidencial (@cefeche)
JENNIE K. LINCOLN
Senior Advisor, The Carter Center
Director, Migration, Remittances, and Development Program, Inter-American Dialogue (@manuelorozco65)