National Police. Ortega's authoritarian barter – promise of Phone Number List stability in exchange for political control – also extended to the international arena. Faced with his former opponents in Washington, Ortega sold himself as a stable and effective partner – especially compared to his chaotic neighbors in the so-called Northern Triangle – in the fight against drug trafficking and migration to the North. Regarding the alliance with big business, it should be noted that the government did not change the production model inherited from fifteen years of neoliberal Phone Number List development, neither in agriculture nor in services. When Ortega was elected president in 2006, the country's big business feared a Chavez-style restructuring. On the contrary, thanks to the country's inclusion in the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (Alba) in 2007, the most powerful economic groups were able to take advantage of soft loans and expand their markets Phone Number List for more than a decade.
As for the entente with the churches, the Phone Number List speech that Ortega repeated since the 2006 campaign was highlighted, which described Nicaragua as "Christian, socialist and supportive." But this position was not only discursive, As far as the support of the popular sectors is concerned, which is difficult to measure in an Phone Number List authoritarian context, the government created an extensive patronage network through transfer programs (generally in kind) managed by the FSLN party apparatus, which overlapped with the state administration. This apparatus, initially, was organized throughout the territory through the Citizen Power Councils (CPC), which had a clear political-partisan Phone Number List component and later became the Family Cabinets (GF) and acquired a more institutional.
All in all, both the CPCs and the GFs have been Phone Number List bodies that have been, in addition to the last link in the implementation of social assistance policies, a partisan control mechanism of a clientelistic and mobilizing nature throughout the entire Nicaraguan territory. The regime enjoyed remarkable stability for more than a decade. Over time, arbitrariness (including a court ruling to allow Ortega's unconstitutional re-election in 2011) grew. But Phone Number List despite this, the alliances of the FSLN with opposition parties –especially the Liberal Constitutionalist Party of former president Arnoldo private companies and ecclesiastical institutions began to crystallize. And although successive US administrations cut aid, they showed little interest in rocking the waters in Nicaragua. Due to the combination of macroeconomic prudence and his palliative programs, Ortega became the darling of the International Monetary Fund and the Phone Number List World Bank, whose.