Municipal elections take place today
Nicaraguan voters go to the polls today in local elections across the whole country.
Around 4.4 million eligible voters will be voting in 153 municipalities across 4,296 polling stations. They will be choosing from seven parties and a total of 31,687 candidates according to The Nicaragua Dispatch.
The Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) are expected to tighten their grip on government in these elections.