At least 1,000 people took the streets in Managua, the country’s capital, to protest President Daniel Ortega’s bid for another term. This demonstration was matched by a larger rally of Ortega’s supporters, according to The Associated Press. Ortega has announced he will seek re-election in the country’s Nov. 5 election.

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      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.