Tuesday, 7 November 2006
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Overcoming a concerted U.S. drive to thwart his comeback, former Marxist revolutionary Daniel Ortega on Monday appeared headed to a clear victory in Nicaraguan presidential elections.
Fireworks punctuated the sky, and thousands of supporters whizzed through Managua's streets in pickups and motorcycles shouting ``Long live El Comandante!' after preliminary results released before dawn Monday gave Ortega a seven-point lead over his closest rival in the five-way race.
Fans waved a sea of Sandinista flags -- some in the traditional red-and-black stripe of Ortega's 1979 revolution that toppled the corrupt Somoza dynasty, others in pink, the campaign color he adopted to show he'd softened his Cold War ideology.
``It is God's miracle. Our savior has returned,' said Fernanda López, 76, tears of joy streaming down her face.
Posted on 11/07/2006 7:18 AM by Rebecca Bynum
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