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Biden targets Nicaragua's Ortega

Gold miners in Nicaragua face the prospect of having to navigate a potential US government ban on Americans doing business in the nation’s gold industry as the Biden administration seeks to increase pressure on President Daniel Ortega and his authoritarian rule.

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Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega (right) with Russia's Vladimir Putin

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Monday to hold Ortega accountable for continued attacks on human rights and democracy as well as his continued security cooperation with Russia.

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