"Neither the United States nor Nicaragua’s neighbors took meaningful steps to slow or reverse the democratic slide," said the AS/COA vice president to Forbes.com.
"This is a more serious effort, but it should have been done months or even years ago," said the AS/COA vice president.
"The hard-won lessons of the 20th Century of the evils of dictatorship are now being forgotten," said AS/COA's Brian Winter to The Wall Street Journal.
"He's taken steps with impunity. And each one gets further and further down the path of dictatorship," said the AS/COA vice president.