Category: 1 Americas dictators
Daniel Ortega Saavedra, President of Nicaragua

President of Nicaragua

Daniel Ortega Saavedra, President of Nicaragua (re-elected on Nov 7, 2021 with  75.9% of the vote; and on Nov 6, 2016 with 72.5% of the vote) Born in La Libertad, Nicaragua, on November 11, 1945, to middle-class parents who were actively opposed to Nicaragua’s dictator, Anastasio Somoza, Ortega was first arrested for his political...Read More »

Nicolás Maduro, President of Venezuela

President of Venezuela

Nicolás Maduro, President of Venezuela (elected on Apr 14, 2013; re-elected on May 20, 2018 with 67.8% of the vote) Nicolás Maduro Moros (Spanish pronunciation: [nikoˈlaz maˈðuɾo ˈmoɾos]; born 23 November 1962) is a Venezuelan politician who is the current President of Venezuela. He was previously the Vice President of Venezuela and the Minister of...Read More »