After almost 20 years of alleged sexual abuse, Zoilamérica Narváez decided to speak out publicly in March 1998.
Narváez shocked Nicaraguans when she said she had been sexually abused by the left-wing revolutionary leader, Daniel Ortega, since she was a child.
Ortega, who was re-elected Nicaragua’s president for a third consecutive term in 2016, has consistently denied all the accusations.
When the case went to court, the judge ruled that the statute of limitations had expired.
Witness History hears from Zoilamérica Narváez about her disturbing accusations.
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