Ortega Wins 'Controversial' Third Term with 60% Support

BBC News - 11 January 2011
submit to reddit
In their reporting of Daniel Ortega's new presidential term in Nicaragua, the BBC use their favourite adjective when describing left-wing Latin American presidents or their terms in office: 'controversial'.

Ortega received more than 60% of the vote.

Compare this with the BBC's Q&A about Greece's unelected technocracy. No controversy there, apparently.
Excerpt:
Daniel Ortega has been sworn in for a controversial third term as Nicaragua's president following his landslide victory in November's polls.


View all 'Eye on the News' entries

Post a Comment


HTML will be removed; internet addresses will automatically be hyperlinked.


Answer the following sum to prove that you are human:


Comments (0)

Keep up to Date

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates:






Categories


Countries:
News Providers: Other:

Archive


2013
2012
2011