TODAY NICARAGUA | President Daniel Ortega leads the ranking of presidents in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the Center of Studies and Data ( Centro de Estudios y Datos – CEDATOS), on the level of management of their administration.

Ortega heads the list with a 75% approval rate.

Rouding out the top 10 are:

  • Argentina’s new president (taking office Jan. 2016), Mauricio Macri, with 71%;
  • Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic, with 69%;
  • Evo Morales, of Bolivia, with 57%;
  • Juan Orlando Hernández, of Honduras, with 53%;
  • Panama’s president, Juan Carlos Varela, with 52%;
  • Raúl Castro, of Cuba, with 47%;
  • Juan Manuel Santos, president of Colombia, with 42%;
  • Rafael Correa, of Ecuador, with 41%; and
  • Enrique Peña Nieto, of México, with 40%

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro was ranked 12th, with 32%; and Costa Rica’s Luis Guillermo Solis ranked 17th, with 14%.