In an OP-ED “Nicaragua volverá a ser libre” published in El Pais, former president of Costa Rica and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Oscar Arias Sanchez says, “Freedom must be rescued from the populist threat and authoritarian delusions. We are still in time to denounce the constant abuses of the democratic system and human rights perpetrated by the regime of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo.”
Following is a translation by QCostarica of the article.
The Legislative Assembly of my country declared August 7 as a Day of Firm and Lasting Peace (Día de la Paz Firme y Duradera). For the generation that lived that time, which supported our efforts to achieve (in 1987) the signing of the Peace Plan (Plan de Paz), this date will be a warning