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Nicaragua nationalizes fuel firm 2 days after US sanctions

Dec. 14, 2019 6:44 PM EST

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua nationalized the fuel distribution company DNP on Saturday, two days after U.S. authorities sanctioned the firm for allegedly being used by President Daniel Ortega’s family for personal enrichment through non-competitive contracts with government institutions. The...

US imposed sanctions on Nicaragua president's son

Dec. 12, 2019 3:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Thursday on a son of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega for his alleged role on money laundering and corruption. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control said Rafael Antonio Ortega Murillo uses two companies...