Fighting, escaping, hoping: Fleeing Nicaragua
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Pic of the Day
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Fighting, escaping, hoping: Fleeing Nicaragua

Alissa Grosskopf - October 31, 2018

Have you seen our video series "Fleeing Nicaragua" yet? The three part series give room to the voices of three refugees from Nicaragua.. They talk about their…

Soy pico rojo: the new form of protest in Nicaragua
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Soy pico rojo: the new form of protest in Nicaragua

La Prensa - October 23, 2018

Social media has been filled with photos of men and women wearing red lipstick as a way of protest Daniel Ortega's dictatorship. The protests in Nicaragua have…

Human rights defender Alvaro Leiva: ‘There is a permanent darkness in Nicaragua’
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Human rights defender Alvaro Leiva: ‘There is a permanent darkness in Nicaragua’

Katherine Stanley - October 19, 2018

When Alvaro Leiva took the stage at a recent fundraiser for Nicaraguan refugees and immigrants in Costa Rica, all eyes were on the short man in the…

Nicaragua police arrest 20, use stun grenades to end protest
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua police arrest 20, use stun grenades to end protest

AFP - October 15, 2018

Some 20 protesters were arrested Sunday when Nicaraguan police swooped in to break up a meeting of demonstrators gathering for a march against the government of President…

Madelaine Caracas: the fierce Nicaraguan artist who stood up to Daniel Ortega
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Madelaine Caracas: the fierce Nicaraguan artist who stood up to Daniel Ortega

Yamlek Mojica Loáisiga / Semanario Universidad - September 27, 2018

Madelaine Jeresulem Caracas immortalized her roar at the beginning of the national dialogue aimed at solving the crisis in Nicaragua. After Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega claimed that…

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…