Jul 06, 2022
In General Discussion
Ortega quickly co-opted the country's institutions, including all Phone Number List the powers of the State and also the security Forces, especially the National Police. Ortega's authoritarian barter – promise of stability in exchange for political control – also extended to the international arena. Faced with his former opponents in Washington, Ortega sold himself as a stable and effective Phone Number List partner – especially compared to his chaotic neighbors in the so-called Northern Triangle – in the fight against drug trafficking and migration to the North. Regarding the alliance with big business, it should be noted that Phone Number List the government did not change the production model. Inherited from fifteen years of neoliberal development, neither in agriculture nor in services. When Ortega was elected president in 2006, the country's big business feared a Phone Number List Chavez-style restructuring. On the contrary, thanks to Phone Number List the country's inclusion in the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (Alba) in 2007, the most powerful economic groups were able to take advantage of soft loans and expand their markets for more than a decade. As for the entente with the churches, the speech that Ortega repeated since the 2006 campaign was highlighted, which Phone Number List described Nicaragua as "Christian, socialist and supportive. But this position was not only discursive, As far as the Phone Number List support of the popular sectors is concerned, which is difficult to measure in an authoritarian context, the government created an extensive patronage network through transfer programs (generally in kind) managed by the FSLN party apparatus, which overlapped with the state administration. This apparatus, initially, was organized throughout the territory through the Citizen Power Councils (CPC), which had a clear political-partisan component and later became the Family Cabinets (GF) and acquired a more institutional. All Phone Number List in all, both the CPCs and the GFs have been bodies that have been, in addition to the last link in the implementation of social assistance policies, a partisan control mechanism of a clientelistic and mobilizing nature throughout the entire Nicaraguan territory. The regime enjoyed remarkable Phone Number List stability for more.