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The influential and public role of Nicaragua's first lady, Rosario Murillo




Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo wave to journalists on December 4, 2013 in Managua.
Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo wave to journalists on December 4, 2013 in Managua.
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Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo have been a couple for more than three decades. They married in 2005 and have been in power on and off, though mostly on since the 1980s.

But it's Murillo -- not Ortega -- that the people of Nicaragua see as being truly in charge. For more we have Tim Johnson, a reporter from McClatchy, who joins us from his home in Mexico City.