Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton discuss Washington’s new hybrid war on Nicaragua’s Sandinista government, the US/EU/OAS refusing to recognize the election results, Congress passing the RENACER Act, and Biden imposing sanctions.

We speak with British journalist Steve Sweeney of the newspaper Morning Star, who was due to travel to Nicaragua to observe the election, but was detained in Mexico in mysterious circumstances.

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Read Ben’s report from inside Nicaragua’s elections: