Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega (2nd l) with his children Luciana (l), Camila and Maurice Ortega (r).

Nicaragua’s political dynasty: heirs in a golden cage

Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo have nine children, eight of whom work in the family business. They serve as government advisors, oversee an oil distribution business and run most of the country’s television channels and advertising companies benefiting from state contracts. But their movements are restricted, and they must respond at all times to the orders of their mother, the vice president


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