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U.N. Criticizes Nicaragua’s Crackdown on Political Opposition

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet presented an oral report to the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday in which she accused Nicaragua’s ruling government of detaining political opponents in inhumane circumstances ahead of the country’s general election in November, VOA reported Tuesday.

A youth carries a portrait of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega during commemorations for the anniversary of the triumph of the 1979 Sandinista Revolution that toppled dictator Anastasio Somoza in Managua, Nicaragua, late Sunday, July 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Miguel Andrés)

Biden: ‘We Cannot Delay or Postpone’ November Election

In a brief preview of an interview which aired Tuesday on NBC’s “Today,” former Vice President Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee frontrunner, stressed the importance of not delaying or postponing the “constitutionally-required November election” as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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