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9 Nov, 2021 01:13

US says Nicaragua will pay for re-electing Ortega

Facebook removed thousands of accounts belonging to supporters of Nicaraguan President Ortega, who nevertheless won 75 percent of the vote in his country's recent election, which US President Biden and others criticized as unfair. The Biden administration condemns the Sandinista government led by Ortega as undemocratic and is threatening repercussions for his triumph at the polls. Wyatt Reed of Sputnik News, who observed the election in Nicaragua, joins RT America's Faran Fronczak to share his insights. Then RT's Peter Oliver reports from Europe on the intensifying border violence over unchecked illegal migration into Poland from Belarus. Eight people were crushed to death in Houston during a Travis Scott performance at the Astroworld Festival. RT America's Faran Fronczak reports the details. Plus, RT America's John Huddy reports on the abysmal decline in cable news viewership. CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News have hemorrhaged viewers in only a few short years. Then syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette and Steve Malzberg of "Eat the Press" share their insights.