Colombia’s Duque takes office with full agenda of thorny issues
Colombia
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Colombia
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Colombia’s Duque takes office with full agenda of thorny issues

AFP / Hector Velasco and Rodrigo Almonacid - August 7, 2018

Colombia's new President Ivan Duque has his work cut out for him as he takes office Tuesday amid heightened tensions with neighboring Venezuela and the lingering difficulties…

Maduro says he escaped drone ‘assassination’ attempt, blames Colombia
Latin America
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Latin America
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Maduro says he escaped drone ‘assassination’ attempt, blames Colombia

AFP / Alexander Martinez - August 4, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday he escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone, after a live broadcast showed him looking confused when a bang went…

Hoping for a safe haven in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Hoping for a safe haven in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - July 24, 2018

A Nicaraguan woman fills in refuge requests at an Immigration Office in San José, Costa Rica on July 23, 2018. Nicaraguans have been seeking refuge in increasing…

President Ortega celebrates anniversary; Costa Rica opens shelters
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Ortega celebrates anniversary; Costa Rica opens shelters

The Tico Times - July 19, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega flashes the V-sign during the commemoration of the 39th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution at "La Fe" square in Managua on July 19,…

Nicaraguan students vow to keep up fight until Ortega resigns
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaraguan students vow to keep up fight until Ortega resigns

AFP - July 17, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Students marched through Nicaragua's capital Monday, chanting "GET OUT" to demand that President Daniel Ortega and his wife Vice President Rosario Murillo resign after…

At least 14 dead after raid by pro-government forces in southwest Nicaragua
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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At least 14 dead after raid by pro-government forces in southwest Nicaragua

AFP - July 9, 2018

At least 14 people are dead after government and paramilitary forces clashed with protesters in southwest Nicaragua, according to a human rights group. The clash, which came…

One dead in new round of protests in Nicaragua
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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One dead in new round of protests in Nicaragua

AFP - July 4, 2018

Anti-government activists hold a demonstration in Managua, Nicaragua, on July 3, 2018, demanding justice for those killed in recent protests, and the immediate resignation of Nicaraguan President…

Army’s role under the spotlight in Nicaragua
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Army’s role under the spotlight in Nicaragua

María Isabel Sánchez / AFP - June 29, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The presence of armed and hooded paramilitaries on the streets of Nicaragua has sparked calls for the army to intervene to end two months…

Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby: rights group
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua clashes leave eight dead including baby: rights group

AFP - June 25, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – At least eight people including a baby were killed Saturday when pro-government forces clashed with opponents in Nicaragua, according to a rights group. Seven…

Protests, calls for attention in Costa Rica as Nicaragua crisis worsens
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Protests, calls for attention in Costa Rica as Nicaragua crisis worsens

AFP - June 13, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – As Nicaraguans and people of Nicaraguan descent protested once more in San José, Costa Rica, against the regime of President Daniel Ortega, Costa Rican…