Nicaragua: Former OAS ambassador abducted

Source: Yakima Herald-Republica

“Nicaragua’s former ambassador to the Organization of American States was detained by unidentified men outside his home, his wife said Monday. Edgard Parrales was forced into a vehicle by two men dressed in civilian clothes, according to his wife, Carmen Dolores Cordova. She said the men did not show any badges or arrest warrant, and said she considers it a kidnapping. However, the circumstances were similar to the arrests of dozens of opposition figures since May. Those arrested include seven people who had been considered possible rivals of President Daniel Ortega in the Nov. 7 presidential election. Parrales had been one of the few political analysts willing to criticize Ortega openly in recent months. The government did not confirm Parrales had been detained.” (11/22/21)