Do you know The Only Country In The World Where Husband Is President And Wife Is Vice President (Details)
A country in Central America, bordered by Honduras to the northwest, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. This country is the largest country in Central America, with multi-ethnic population of six million people. This country is Nicaragua. It is the only country in the world where husband is the President and wife is the Vice President.
In 2016, Daniel Ortega chose his wife, Rosario Murillo, who a writer, poet and avid activist. as his vice-presidential running-mate for re-election. Daniel Ortega in line for his third consecutive term as president, also being his fourth term overall. After the general election of the country in 2016.
Ortega was re-elected to remain leader of the Central American country with his wife Rosario Murillo as the new Vice President, giving a married couple the reins of power for the first time in Nicaragua’s history.
Daniel Ortega is one of the longest-serving non-royal rulers in the world and the longest serving non-royal leader in the Americas. Previously, he was first elected as president in 1985, and ran unsuccessfully in 1990, 1996 and 2001 before being elected again in 2006 and 2011. Before Ortega’s term, presidents in Nicaragua were not allowed to serve consecutive terms, but that didn’t stop him in 2011. In January 2014, his party member in the National Assembly engineered a constitutional amendment scrapping presidential term limits, opening the way for him to remain president for life. Also, Daniel Ortega’s wife, Murillo had previously served as the Nicaraguan government’s lead spokesperson and government minister.
President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo were re-elected in the last general election in 2021. It was Ortega’s fifth electoral victory and fourth consecutive victory since he first ran for president in 1984 and was elected as president in 1985. The couple will stay in power till 2027.
President Daniel Ortega and his wife Vice President Rosario Murillo, are both in their 70s, they officially got married in 2005, having seven children together.