The palm trees lining Managua's boulevards are painted in bright fuchsia. Large banners announce that “love is stronger than hate.” The man in the TV ads has the air of a preacher, while the refrain of his theme song chants: “A united Nicaragua, headed to the Promised Land.” One might think that it was some sort of religious campaign, or maybe the marketing of a new age product. But no, it's merely the electoral campaign of Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua's former revolutionary leader.
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