Free press accuses Daniel Ortega’s dictatorship of wanting to impose a reign of silence
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Free press accuses Daniel Ortega’s dictatorship of wanting to impose a reign of silence

La Prensa / Leonor Álvarez - September 17, 2018

On Saturday, Sept. 8, while reporters around the world were celebrating the International Day of Solidarity of Journalists, reporters, and directors of independent media organizations in Nicaragua…

Daniel Ortega willing to talk to Donald Trump
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega willing to talk to Donald Trump

AFP and The Tico Times - September 11, 2018

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said he’s willing to talk to U.S. President Donald Trump to address the crisis in Nicaragua, even though he condemns a US “military…

Ortega will ask Costa Rica to hand over refugees
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ortega will ask Costa Rica to hand over refugees

AFP and The Tico Times - August 30, 2018

Daniel Ortega said on Wednesday that he’ll ask Costa Rica to hand over Nicaraguan refugees that committed crimes during protests and political crisis in Nicaragua. Costa Rica…

Threats against independent journalists in Nicaragua continue
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Threats against independent journalists in Nicaragua continue

La Prensa / Elizabeth Romero - August 16, 2018

Juan Carlos Arce, a lawyer for the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights, (CENIDH), says social media sites are the most common vehicle to intimidate independent journalists during…

Facing terrorism charges and death threats, thousands of Nicaraguans flee to Costa Rica
Latin America
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Latin America
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Facing terrorism charges and death threats, thousands of Nicaraguans flee to Costa Rica

AFP / Marco Sibaja - August 12, 2018

RÍO SAN JUAN, Nicaragua—On a rainy morning in Nicaragua's south, two men step out of the jungle and into a boat that will transport them a short…

Álvaro Conrado, the young martyr of Nicaragua’s protests
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Álvaro Conrado, the young martyr of Nicaragua’s protests

Keyling T. Romero / La Prensa - August 10, 2018

In the back of an unknown vehicle, Álvaro Conrado, 15, asked the people around him not to let him go to sleep, because if he did, he…

Nicaraguan government blames opposition for 197 protest deaths
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaraguan government blames opposition for 197 protest deaths

AFP - August 8, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The Nicaraguan government on Tuesday accused the opposition of "coup-driven terrorism" and blamed it for 197 deaths that have occurred in nearly four months of…

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Latin America
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Latin America
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Listen to our new podcast: The Tico Times Dispatch

Alexander Villegas - August 8, 2018

In 2012, The Tico Times closed its doors after 56 years of publication. The global financial crisis combined with paper’s struggle to adapt to the online landscape…

Nicaraguan human rights group closes office after ‘alarming’ threats
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Nicaraguan human rights group closes office after ‘alarming’ threats

AFP - August 6, 2018

The Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights (ANPDH) said Sunday it is closing its offices following "alarming" threats to its staff over its high-profile reporting on the violent…

Nicaraguan government cracks down on doctors, thousands hit the streets
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Nicaraguan government cracks down on doctors, thousands hit the streets

AFP - August 4, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua—Thousands marched Saturday against President Daniel Ortega's government and his crackdown against doctors who treated injured protestors that Ortega calls terrorists. The demonstrators chanted "No more…