Daniel Ortega was ousted by a presidential agreement published in the official newspaper La Gazette on Wednesday, October 27. Luis Alvarado Ramirez And named Arturo McFields Yescos As Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nicaragua, with the position of Extraordinary and Full Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS).
McFields has served as Nicaragua’s permanent ministerial adviser to the OAS since October 2019, but since 2011 he has served as the regime’s diplomat in Washington, DC. He was authorized to enter the home of a journalist and Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo and show the house from the inside.
Section 1 of the 183-2021 Presidential Agreement states, “Appoint Comrade Arturo McFields Yescas as Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nicaragua to the Organization of American States (OAS) as Extraordinary and Full Ambassador.”
Luis Alvarado was ruled out
The new appointment is, according to La Gaceta, the reason for the dismissal of the regime Luis Exequiel Alvarado Ramirez He served as Nicaragua’s permanent “alternative” representative to the OAS, and as a spokesman for the Ortega regime’s speech at the organization’s sessions.
“To rescind the appointment of Comrade Luis Exiguel Alvarado Ramirez, who is also the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nicaragua to the Organization of the United States of America (OAS) and has the status of Ambassador,” says Article 1 of the President. Agreement 182-2021.
A week ago, during a session called by OAS states where the resolution on the situation in Nicaragua was addressed and discussed, it was not Alvarado who actually appeared, but a new face, Michael Rene Campbell Hooker, during his speech. At the outset he demanded on behalf of the Daniel Ortega regime that it should be on the agenda entitled “The Situation of Nicaragua,” with 26 votes in favor, 7 abstentions and no Nicaraguan delegates in attendance.
Campbell, who was officially announced as the Alternative Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nicaragua, in this extraordinary and full-fledged ambassador position before the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday, October 20, in La Gazette, with this speech. Presidential Agreement 181-2021.
Who is Arturo McFields?
Arturo McFields worked as a journalist for Channel 12 television and the LA PRENSA newspaper. In an interview on the Esta Semana project in 2011, he pointed out that people want to stand aside because “conditions are being aggravated and action is being taken against the people.”
During that interview, a representative of the OAS now referred to the intimidating methods of the Ortega government, and said that people, regardless of whether they were “left or right”, “do not want to express their opinion so as not to get into trouble.” Live their quiet life. ”
He also spoke about the fear that people have in giving interviews for fear of revenge: “It is important that people give more voice, it is important to put people’s faces in interviews, however I feel that people are afraid to speak. See what people think when they send you to interview … how hard. People are afraid to talk. To talk to someone, you have to interview ten people, and one in ten people spoke to you, ”said McFields.
His diplomatic career
A native of Nicaraguan Caribbean, McFields is the son of Caribbean poet David McFields, who began a diplomatic career in 2011, having already served as press correspondent for the Nicaraguan embassy in the United States. Diplomat of Ortega in North American Country.
Then, in 2019, he was first appointed Secretary-General of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Nicaragua to the OAS, and then, by Ministerial Agreement 42-2019, was appointed Ministerial Adviser to the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Nicaragua to the OAS. , Located in Washington, USA.