In Nicaragua 2018, living is resisting
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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In Nicaragua 2018, living is resisting

Ethelvina Sánchez - June 27, 2018

Nicaraguans celebrate Father's Day each June 23: a date that's also the anniversary of the birth of Carlos Fonseca Amador, one of the founders of the Sandinista…

Once a symbol of Somoza-era torture, Nicaragua prison holds protesters
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Once a symbol of Somoza-era torture, Nicaragua prison holds protesters

Maggy Donaldson / AFP - June 18, 2018

For days, María Magdalena Saldana has hooked a gold chain encircling her waist to the gate bulwarking one of Nicaragua's most notorious prisons. And she vows to…

US lawmakers, First Lady criticize family separation at border
Immigration
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Immigration
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US lawmakers, First Lady criticize family separation at border

Olivia Hampton / AFP - June 18, 2018

Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the U.S. border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare…

At school-turned-command post, Nicaraguan students defy Ortega’s ‘law of the jungle’
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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At school-turned-command post, Nicaraguan students defy Ortega’s ‘law of the jungle’

Maggy Donaldson / AFP - June 14, 2018

The day M.M. traded his books for mortars and joined the masses in protesting against Nicaragua's president, he knew he would have to leave home. "If I go…

Nicaraguan crisis leaves vital street market with economic bruises
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaraguan crisis leaves vital street market with economic bruises

Maggy Donaldson / AFP - June 11, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – In taking over his family's shoe business in Nicaragua's largest market, vendor José Miguel Gutiérrez thought he was set for life. However, as his country…

Meet the Costa Rican woman who saved 300 lives in Guatemala
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Meet the Costa Rican woman who saved 300 lives in Guatemala

Elizabeth Lang - June 8, 2018

When Fuego Volcano erupted in Guatemala on Sunday, June 3, a Costa Rican working in the area was ready to act. Evelyn Ordóñez is the manager at…

Toll rises in Guatemala volcano as more bodies recovered
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Toll rises in Guatemala volcano as more bodies recovered

Henry Morales and Edgar Calderón / AFP - June 4, 2018

Rescue workers pulled more bodies from under the dust and rubble left by an explosive eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano, bringing the death toll to at least…

Night of terror leaves 5 dead in Nicaraguan protests
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Night of terror leaves 5 dead in Nicaraguan protests

Julia Ríos / AFP - June 4, 2018

At least five people died in the flashpoint city of Masaya in Nicaragua during a night of clashes between police and anti-government protesters, a human rights group…

Nicaragua’s Ortega holds crisis talks with opposition
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua’s Ortega holds crisis talks with opposition

Blanca Morel and Julia Ríos / AFP - May 17, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega opened talks on Wednesday with opposition groups in a bid to quell a month of anti-government unrest that has seen more than 50…

Dialogue struggles forward, protests continue in Nicaragua
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Dialogue struggles forward, protests continue in Nicaragua

AFP - May 15, 2018

A local man collects sheets and beams from the Town Hall in Masaya, son 40 km from Managua, Nicaragua, on May 14, 2018. The building was set…