La Prensa publishes blank front page to protest Nicaraguan government
Central America
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Central America
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La Prensa publishes blank front page to protest Nicaraguan government

AFP - January 20, 2019

La Prensa, Nicaragua's oldest newspaper, had a blank front page this Friday for the first time in its 93 years. The special front page was protesting the…

Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau

Yamlek Mojica Loáisiga - January 6, 2019

When Ceshia Ubau began her musical career in Nicaragua, she knew one day she would leave the country. She’d take advantage of the first opportunity, a scholarship…

Nicaraguan-Costa Rican journalist Lucía Pineda jailed and accused of inciting terrorism in Nicaragua
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Nicaraguan-Costa Rican journalist Lucía Pineda jailed and accused of inciting terrorism in Nicaragua

AFP and The Tico Times - December 25, 2018

Lucía Pineda, news director at the now-closed 100% Noticias in Nicaragua has been accused and arrested on terrorism charges against Daniel Ortega’s government. The Nicaraguan government released…

Carlos Fernando Chamorro, a journalist who fights Ortega’s regime in Nicaragua
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Carlos Fernando Chamorro, a journalist who fights Ortega’s regime in Nicaragua

Denis Rousseau and Julia Ríos / AFP; Translated by The Tico Times - December 23, 2018

Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, who has covered corruption for more than a decade, faces the wrath of the government whose police raided and occupied the offices…

Nicaragua expels international human rights missions
Central America
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Central America
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Nicaragua expels international human rights missions

Julia Rios / AFP - December 20, 2018

The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega expelled two expert missions from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Wednesday, accusing them of meddling and bias in evaluating…

Nicaraguans in Costa Rica protest against Ortega at border
immigration
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immigration
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Nicaraguans in Costa Rica protest against Ortega at border

AFP and The Tico Times - December 17, 2018

Hundreds of Nicaraguan asylees in Costa Rica protested this Sunday in the border town of La Cruz against their president, Daniel Ortega, demanding that he stop the…

US sanctions Nicaraguan first lady over abuses
News
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News
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US sanctions Nicaraguan first lady over abuses

AFP - November 28, 2018

The US imposed sanctions Tuesday on Nicaragua's vice president and first lady Rosario Murillo, the Treasury Department said, as part of a crackdown on corruption and human…

Expelled Nicaraguan activist denounces persecution of feminists
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Expelled Nicaraguan activist denounces persecution of feminists

AFP / The Tico Times - November 28, 2018

The Nicaraguan-Costa Rican activist Ana Quirós, who has been expelled from Nicaragua, denounced on Tuesday that there is persecution against the feminist movement because of her opposition…

Daniel Ortega’s regime has twice as many political prisoners as Nicolás Maduro’s
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega’s regime has twice as many political prisoners as Nicolás Maduro’s

Lucía Navas / La Prensa - November 20, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's dictatorship has proved to be more lethal against citizen protesters than Nicolás Maduro's in Venezuela, not only because it has caused more fatalities,…

Carlos Alvarado urges global push to end Nicaragua crisis
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Carlos Alvarado urges global push to end Nicaragua crisis

Katherine Stanley - November 15, 2018

PARIS – Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado called Wednesday for a multinational effort to help end the political crisis gripping neighbouring Nicaragua, a conflict which risks destabilizing…