Nicaragua opposition says no new talks until political prisoners freed
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Nicaragua opposition says no new talks until political prisoners freed

AFP - March 11, 2019

Negotiations aimed at resolving a months-long crisis in Nicaragua stalled Sunday when the opposition called on President Daniel Ortega's government to release all political prisoners before any…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: March 11, 2019

Alexander Villegas - March 11, 2019

International Women's Day, Vaso Lleno and talks in Nicaragua. These stories and more in this week's digest. Links to the stories below: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Featured News Stories ------------------------------------------------------------------------…

Nicaraguan government and opposition agree on road map for talks
Central America
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Central America
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Nicaraguan government and opposition agree on road map for talks

Blanca Morel / AFP - March 7, 2019

Daniel Ortega’s government and the opposition ended the standoff in their talks in an attempt to end the political crisis in Nicaragua. The parties established a roadmap…

Nicaragua frees dozens of inmates ahead of talks: rights group
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua frees dozens of inmates ahead of talks: rights group

AFP - February 27, 2019

Nicaragua released dozens of prisoners Wednesday who were arrested during protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega, ahead of long-awaited peace talks with the opposition, a…

Nicaragua set for new talks on ending political crisis
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Nicaragua set for new talks on ending political crisis

AFP - February 22, 2019

President Daniel Ortega and Nicaragua's opposition agreed Thursday to resume negotiations to resolve a long-running political crisis sparked by protests against his rule, with at least 320…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 4, 2019

Alexander Villegas - February 4, 2019

Clowns, beer and a Guinness world record. See more in this week's Tico Times Weekly Digest. Puerto Viejo Deep Dive – “Social Circus” helps kids build self-esteem,…

Nicaraguan resistance group speaks out, refutes Nicaragua pointing finger at Costa Rica for attacks
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguan resistance group speaks out, refutes Nicaragua pointing finger at Costa Rica for attacks

Alexander Villegas - January 30, 2019

Four policemen dead. A bombing at a town hall. Nicaragua has blamed Costa Rica for a recent escalation in the country’s ongoing conflict. Unrest in Nicaragua seemed…

Costa Rica
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Jan. 28, 2019

Alexander Villegas - January 28, 2019

Costa Rica recognizes Juan Guaidó as the interim President of Venezuela, Nicaragua continues to blame Costa Rica for clashes and more in this week's digest. This week's…

Exiled in Costa Rica, human rights org operating ‘clandestine’ networks in Nicaragua
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Exiled in Costa Rica, human rights org operating ‘clandestine’ networks in Nicaragua

Marco Sibaja / AFP and The Tico Times - January 27, 2019

A clandestine network of some 200 people is monitoring the human rights situation in Nicaragua following the closure or expulsion of local and international organizations, said an…

Costa Rica
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Jan. 21, 2019.

Alexander Villegas - January 21, 2019

An attack in Nicaragua, our Puerto Viejo Deep Dive and a new Sele squad. These stories and more in this Weekly Digest. This week in Costa Rica…