South And Central America
Like North America and Africa, the region is blessed with ample natural resources, water and farmland. It features climatic variety and easy access to the oceans. Its countries have avoided participation in major wars. The region is plagued, however, by inefficient governance and a lack of fiscal discipline, which has led to political instability, corruption and abrupt regime changes.
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Opinion: Ortega’s madness, or Nicaragua under Covid-19
President Daniel Ortega has slowly taken Nicaragua down the path of dictatorship. With the economy in free fall and poverty on the rise, the government in Managua has resorted to brutal repression to keep a lid on social unrest. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit the country, making a bad situation worse.