US mulls booting Nicaragua from commerce pact over crackdown

MIAMI (AP) — The Biden administration is contemplating making an attempt to expel Nicaragua from a profitable regional free commerce pact — or allocate its priceless sugar quota to a different nation in Central America — to retaliate in opposition to President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown on his opponents, based on a U.S. official.



FILE - Residents watch the inauguration of current President Daniel Ortega, for is fourth consecutive term, on a giant screen set up at a park in the Julio Buitrago neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua, Jan. 10, 2022. The Biden administration is considering trying to expel Nicaragua from a lucrative regional free trade pact to retaliate against Ortega’s crackdown on his opponents. (AP Photo/Andres Nunez, File)


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FILE – Residents watch the inauguration of present President Daniel Ortega, for is fourth consecutive time period, on an enormous display arrange at a park within the Julio Buitrago neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua, Jan. 10, 2022. The Biden administration is contemplating making

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