Nicaragua’s Untold Story under Daniel Ortega

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nicaragua's untold story

IO Podcast | Episode 2

Nicaragua’s road to serfdom under strongman Daniel Ortega has mesmerized observers. Marco Navarro-Genie, a Nicaraguan political scientist living in Canada, explains how the Sandinistas took over the country and whether the United States should brace for another wave of Central American migrants.

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Fergus Hodgson

Managing Editor Fergus Hodgson is the director of Econ Americas, a financial and economic consultancy. He is also the roving editor of Gold Newsletter in Louisiana, a research associate with the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, and a columnist with the Epoch Times. Previously, he was the editor in chief of the PanAm Post and director of fiscal policy studies with the John Locke Foundation in North Carolina. A Rice University MBA graduate in finance, he previously studied economics at Boston University, political science at the University of Waikato, New Zealand, and Cuban history at the University of Miami. His articles have appeared in online outlets such as the American ConservativeDaily Caller, Fox News, and, and in dailies such as the Charlotte ObserverCleveland Plain DealerSacramento Bee, and Washington Times.

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