Nicaragua calls Carlos Alvarado’s statements “disrespectful” and “intrusive”
News
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News
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Nicaragua calls Carlos Alvarado’s statements “disrespectful” and “intrusive”

AFP / The Tico Times - October 16, 2018

The Nicaraguan government described statements by Costa Rican president Carlos Alvarado about Nicaragua's “internal affairs” as “disrespectful” and “intrusive.” The government did not mention what Alvarado said…

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…

The Nicaraguan war hero accused of “terrorism”
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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The Nicaraguan war hero accused of “terrorism”

La Prensa / Julian Navarrete - September 6, 2018

Ex-colonel Carlos Brenes was a guerrilla fighter and high-ranking military man in Nicaragua's two wars. He's a friend of Camilo Ortega and well-respected in the army. There…

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…

“I was rotting in El Chipote,” university student Bayardo Siles talks about his days in jail
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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“I was rotting in El Chipote,” university student Bayardo Siles talks about his days in jail

La Prensa / Luis Eduardo Martínez M. - August 28, 2018

Before fleeing Nicaragua, Bayardo José Siles Rodríguez, a university student and human rights activist from Matagalpa, was illegally locked up in prisons across three departments for ten…

False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - August 19, 2018

One day after dozens of people were arrested after a protest in downtown San José, where people expressed their opposition to an influx of Nicaraguan migrants, it…

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…

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…