The Adaptation of the FSLN: Daniel Ortega's Leadership and Democracy in Nicaragua

  title={The Adaptation of the FSLN: Daniel Ortega's Leadership and Democracy in Nicaragua},
  author={Salvador Mart{\'i} i Puig},
  journal={Latin American Politics and Society},
  pages={79 - 106}
Abstract This article explores the capacity of the Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN) to adapt to a changing Nicaraguan political environment over the last three decades. It focuses on the FSLN's transformation from the 1980s until its recent return to power. The analysis uses the tools offered by studies on the transformation and adaptation of political parties in adverse contexts. It concentrates on the four key stages of the FSLN's transformation: the 1980s, the five-year period… 

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