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  • Nicaragua tries to hold the line against Cuban emigrants trekking to the U.S.

    Nicaragua tries to hold the line against Cuban emigrants trekking to the U.S.

    This story first appeared in Fusion. PEÑAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica—Nicaragua’s southern border has become an unusually crowded place in recent days. Thousands of road-weary Cubans of all ages congregate under malinche trees, compete for the limited…
    - 20 Nov 15, 12:08am -
  • Will US property claims office in Nicaragua be a model for Cuba?

    Will US property claims office in Nicaragua be a model for Cuba?

    The stars and stripes are once again fluttering brightly in front of the U.S. embassy in Havana. But in the darker recesses of the building, the chore of mapping a route towards a full normalization of relations is just getting started. Today I witn…
    - 15 Aug 15, 9:47am -
  • Are narco cows a thing in Central America

    Are narco cows a thing in Central America

      Central American authorities are spending more time than usual eyeballing the backsides of bovine this week, following a Honduran media report that claims drug cartels are using cattle to hoof drugs north to Mexico. A recent article published in t…
    - 10 Aug 15, 8:51pm -
  • My buddy had an Apocalypse Now bachelor party on the Rio San Juan — and nobody died

    My buddy had an Apocalypse Now bachelor party on the Rio San Juan — and nobody died

    The entire southeastern corner of Nicaragua is a land fraught with mystery and danger, and in doses that have inspired madness among foreign adventurers for centuries.Continue reading full article.
    - 1 Aug 15, 11:11am -
  • How a bucket of fried chicken can help prevent a gang war in El Salvador

    How a bucket of fried chicken can help prevent a gang war in El Salvador

    SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A greasy 12-piece combo of fried chicken isn’t always the smartest menu choice. But in this case, the double Promoción Súper Campero was all about preserving my health. I was cabbing across San Salvador cradling tw…
    - 28 May 15, 7:22pm -
  • U.S. says embassy worker in Nicaragua free of Ebola

    U.S. says embassy worker in Nicaragua free of Ebola

    The U.S. embassy in Nicaragua is downplaying concerns raised by Sandinista health officials in Managua that one of its embassy staff workers was infected with Ebola during a recent mission to Liberia, West Africa. “In no moment was he in contact wi…
    - 13 Apr 15, 9:08pm -
  • Plaza Inter cancels kiddie swimsuit competition

    Plaza Inter cancels kiddie swimsuit competition

    A popular shopping mall in downtown Managua has agreed to cancel its annual kiddie swimsuit competition this weekend following an uproar on Facebook and in traditional media outlets. Plaza Inter, Nicaragua’s oldest modern shopping mall, said it dec…
    - 28 Mar 15, 11:30am -
  • Nicaragua’s plans to buy Russian fighter jets is ruffling feathers in the region

    Nicaragua’s plans to buy Russian fighter jets is ruffling feathers in the region

    Nicaragua’s sudden interest in purchasing a squadron of MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia could trigger a pointless arms race between one of the smallest and one of the largest militaries in Latin America. Nicaragua says it wants combat jets to fight…
    - 26 Mar 15, 9:37pm -
  • Campesinos threaten school boycott in protest over canal

    Campesinos threaten school boycott in protest over canal

    Nicaraguan farmers are threatening to pull their kids from school if the government doesn’t halt plans to build a $50 billion Chinese canal through their communities. Anti-canal activists in several dozen farming communities along the canal route…
    - 6 Feb 15, 10:38am -
  • Watch Nicaraguan student challenge Sandinista canal rep in Spain

    Watch Nicaraguan student challenge Sandinista canal rep in Spain

    Nicaraguan canal spokesman Telemaco Talavera seems to have inadvertently admitted that the Sandinista government doesn’t know the exact route of a $50 billion canal that will bisect Nicaragua. During a confrontation with a Nicaraguan student studyi…
    - 29 Jan 15, 8:23pm -

The Economist: Nicaragua

  • Politics this week
    Print section Print Headline:  Politics this week UK Only Article:  standard article…
    - 30 Nov 17, 10:56am -
  • Bello: Latin America’s great re-election debate
    Print section Print Rubric:  Relaxing term limits has been bad for democracy Print Headline:  The great re-election debate…
    - 27 Apr 17, 10:46am -
  • Nicaragua: Fourth time unlucky
    Print section Print Rubric:  Daniel Ortega could win a fair election. But he is fighting dirty Print Headline:  Fourth time unlucky…
    - 27 Oct 16, 10:48am -
  • Bello: From comrade to caudillo
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Britain’s one-party state…
    - 15 Sep 16, 10:46am -
  • Interest-rate caps: Cut-price logic
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Art of the lie…
    - 8 Sep 16, 10:47am -
  • Politics this week
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Migrant men and European women…
    - 14 Jan 16, 11:35am -
  • Cuban migrants: The last wave
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Migrant men and European women…
    - 14 Jan 16, 11:35am -
  • The world this week
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  Brazil’s fall…
    - 30 Dec 15, 10:49am -
  • Politics this week
    Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  How to fight back…
    - 19 Nov 15, 10:58am -
  • Daily chart: The World if...: Just suppose...
    THIS week we publish The World If, a companion supplement to our annual compilation of predictions for the year ahead: The World In. The difference is that instead of offering forecasts it explores scenarios: we suggest what could happen gi…
    - 30 Jul 15, 11:23am -

The Guardian: Nicaragua News

  • new'Our players are afraid': Nicaraguan football ploughs on amid the crisis
    Diriangén are unhappy games continue in a nation where sport represents stability for strongman president OrtegaOn Wednesday night the players of Diriangén, the oldest club in Nicaragua, will put on their face masks before they line up for kick-off…
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Apr 20, 8:00am -
  • Over 100,000 have fled Nicaragua since brutal 2018 crackdown, says UN
    Exodus expected to continue from Central American country, amid fears of repeat of state and police repressionMore than 100,000 people have fled persecution in Nicaragua, with numbers set to rise, two years after the country was plunged into social a…
    - 22 days ago, 11 Mar 20, 5:00am -
  • Ernesto Cardenal obituary
    Poet and priest who mixed religion and politics in his commitment to social justice in NicaraguaIn 1983 ministers of the revolutionary Sandinista government lined up on the tarmac to welcome Pope John Paul II on his first visit to Nicaragua. Moments…
    - 27 days ago, 6 Mar 20, 12:42pm -
  • Massacre leaves six indigenous people dead at Nicaraguan nature reserve
    Shooting of Mayangnas believed linked to land disputeSettlers have been encroaching on protected Bosawás areaSix indigenous people have been killed and other 10 kidnapped after scores of armed men raided an isolated Nicaraguan nature reserve in an a…
    - 62 days ago, 30 Jan 20, 3:38pm -
  • 2019: year of unrest in the Americas – in pictures
    Wave of protests and violence against austerity measures and political corruption swept Bolivia, Venezuela, Chile and other Latin American countries Continue reading...
    - 93 days ago, 31 Dec 19, 7:00am -
  • UN calls on Nicaragua to end 'persistent repression of dissent'
    Protesters held on ‘trumped-up charges’ of arms traffickingNine people on hunger strike in Masaya churchThe UN human rights office has called on Nicaragua to end its “persistent repression of dissent”, saying that the recent detention of 16 a…
    - 19 Nov 19, 11:59am -
  • Nicaraguans jubilant after Somoza resignation - archive, 1979
    18 July 1979: Leaders of the victorious Sandinista movement expected to enter Managua to start rebuilding a country which has been ravaged by civil warChurch bells rang and rifles were joyfully fired into the air throughout Nicaragua yesterday as the…
    - 18 Jul 19, 12:00am -
  • Daniel Ortega's most wanted: Nicaragua's exiles in Costa Rica
    Costa Rica has become a precarious refuge for thousands of Nicaraguan exiles. In the streets of San José, they continue to feel President Ortega’s reachThis project was produced by Dawning, an organization devoted to investigative journalism. It i…
    - 15 Jul 19, 11:31am -
  • Nicaragua frees more than 100 political prisoners under new amnesty law
    Prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday and Tuesday, including journalists and activistsNicaragua has released more than 100 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-g…
    - 11 Jun 19, 4:31pm -
  • Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN
    Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cas…
    - 29 May 19, 8:21am -

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HRW: Nicaragua

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • US Sanctions on Nicaragua Officials Open Door for Accountability

    US Sanctions on Nicaragua Officials Open Door for Accountability

    Expand Riot police officers stand in front of a graffiti that reads "Justice" during a protest against Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, Nicaragua May 28,…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Human Rights Council Should Ensure Continued and Enhanced Monitoring of the Human Rights Situation in Nicaragua
    To: Member States of the UN Human Rights Council04 March 2020Excellency,We, the undersigned human rights organizations, call on the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) to adopt a resolution during the 43rd session, renewing and further strengthening the…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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    Since taking office in 2007, the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has dismantled nearly all institutional checks on presidential power. Stacked with his supporters, the Electoral Council has barred opposition political parties and rem…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Press Freedom Still Under Attack in Nicaragua

    Press Freedom Still Under Attack in Nicaragua

    Expand Journalists Lucia Pineda and Miguel Mora celebrate their release in Managua on June 11, 2019, after spending almost six months in jail. © 2019 MAYNOR V…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
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