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Nicaragua crackdown: HRW urges UN to pressure President Ortega
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Avlon: Nicaragua is transitioning back to an autocracy
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At least 7 Nicaraguan opposition leaders detained ahead of election
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Nicaragua cracks down on dissent, opposition politicians
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Nicaragua's legendary guerrilla, Eden Pastora, dies at 83Nicaragua's legendary leftist guerrilla Eden Pastora, known as 'Commander Zero,' died early on Tuesday at age 83 of respiratory arrest, his son said.
Nicaragua-Costa Rica coronavirus dispute stalls hundreds of trucks at borderHundreds of freight trucks were stuck on the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua on Friday as the two countries remain locked in a squabble over measures to contain the coronavirus.
U.S. slaps sanctions on Nicaraguan army chief, finance ministerThe United States on Friday sought to further pressure on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega by imposing another round of sanctions, this time targeting the country's army chief and finance minister.
U.S. sanctions two top Nicaraguan officials: Treasury Department websiteThe United States has issued fresh sanctions on Nicaragua targeting two top officials, including army chief Julio Cesar Aviles, according a notice posted on the U.S. Department of Treasury's website on..
Nicaraguan government says coronavirus deaths rise to 17Nicaragua's Health Ministry on Tuesday confirmed a total of 17 people had died in the country from the novel coronavirus, while there were 254 cases in the past week, compared with a previously..
Nicaragua reports more pneumonia deaths, some tied to COVID-19Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said on Monday that 309 people have died of pneumonia since January in the Central American country, 87 more people than in the same period last year, but that only..
Packed hospital wards cast doubt on Nicaragua's low coronavirus count, doctors sayNicaraguan hospital wards are packed with patients suffering respiratory problems, according to more than a dozen health workers, casting doubt on the country's official tally of just 16 coronavirus..
Nicaraguan protesters capture policeman, demand release of jailed activistsAnti-government protesters in southern Nicaragua held a police officer captive for seven hours before he was set free on Monday, as they demanded the release of several youths they claimed had been..
Nicaraguan president reappears after more than a month out of public eyeNicaraguan President Daniel Ortega appeared on Wednesday in a live broadcast on national television after being absent from public life for a month, raising questions about his health and whereabouts..
Nicaraguan president missing in action for nearly one month and countingDuring Nicaragua's devastating civil war in the 1980s, youthful revolutionary Daniel Ortega toured every town in the Central American nation, clad in his green Sandinista uniform.
Nicaragua reports first death from coronavirusNicaragua has registered the Central American country's first death from coronavirus, an HIV-positive person with multiple health conditions, the health ministry on Thursday
U.S. sanctions Nicaragua police force over 'violent repression'The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on the Nicaraguan National Police over accusations of human rights abuse, in the Trump administration's latest move to pressure the leftist government of..
Nicaraguan poet and priest who criticized president dies at 95Nicaraguan poet and priest Ernesto Cardenal died on Sunday at the age of 95 in Managua due to heart and kidney problems, a close relative said.
'I could fall to my death:' tightrope walker Wallenda readies to cross active volcanoTightrope walker Nik Wallenda fears the worst-possible outcome as he prepares for his latest high wire act - trekking across a live volcano in Nicaragua on Wednesday. "I could fall to my death."
Nicaraguan government releases ink, paper it impounded from newspaper critical of OrtegaNicaragua's government on Friday released a shipment of impounded ink and paper belonging to La Prensa newspaper, which has been critical of leftist President Daniel Ortega, one of the owners said.
Former Belgian-Nicaraguan political prisoner calls for probe into Ortega governmentNicaragua's best known former political prisoner, Amaya Coppens, is calling for international organizations to investigate alleged abuses by the government of President Daniel Ortega.
Armed men kill six indigenous Nicaraguans, kidnap 10 in nature reserve raidAbout 80 armed men killed six indigenous people on an isolated Nicaraguan nature reserve in an attack linked to raging land disputes, the indigenous Mayagna community said on Thursday, with 10 other..
Pompeo calls for fair elections in Venezuela and NicaraguaU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday stressed the need for Venezuela and Nicaragua to hold free and fair elections, singling out the countries' left-wing governments for criticism.
U.S. Secretary of State says Nicaragua is authoritarian regimeU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday described Nicaragua as an authoritarian regime and urged the Central American country's embattled president, Daniel Ortega, to support free and fair..
Nicaragua frees protesters who aided mothers on hunger strikeThe Nicaraguan government said it freed more than 90 people on Monday who rights groups say were jailed for anti-government activity, including about a dozen people who were arrested after ferrying..
Costa Rica calls for aid, grappling with spike in Nicaraguan refugeesCosta Rica's president on Tuesday requested urgent international aid for refugees in the small Central American nation, which has taken in tens of thousands of people from Nicaragua after a political..
Nicaragua nationalizes major gas station chain linked to OrtegaNicaragua's National Assembly on Saturday approved nationalizing a major gas station company two days after the United States imposed sanctions on it for allegedly being used by President Daniel..
U.S. imposes sanctions on son of Nicaragua's presidentThe United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's son, Rafael Antonio Ortega Murillo, for alleged money-laundering and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department..
Nicaraguan mothers who waged hunger strike in church taken to hospitalA group of nine Nicaraguan mothers whose hunger strike became emblematic of protests roiling the Central American country were transported on Friday to a hospital in stable condition, according to a..
Once allies, Nicaragua's elite aim to unseat OrtegaWhen Nicaraguan police pulled over his luxury SUV, businessman Jose Adan Aguerri thought it was a routine traffic stop.
Pro-government supporters attack Catholic church in Nicaragua as tensions flareSupporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega tried to storm a church on Thursday, with a priest saying they hit churchgoers, as tension ratchets up between Roman Catholics and the government in the..
U.S. says Nicaragua's surrounding of church sheltering protesters 'unacceptable'The United States is deeply concerned about protesters on a hunger strike in a church in Nicaragua who have been unable to access water or electricity, and will use economic and diplomatic means to..
Bolivia's ouster of Morales stirs tensions in left-leaning NicaraguaTensions have flared in Nicaragua since President Daniel Ortega's leftist ally Evo Morales was toppled in Bolivia, encouraging the local opposition and prompting Ortega to arrest activists and ratchet..
Human rights situation in Nicaragua 'critical,' regional body saysThe Organization of American States said on Tuesday that Nicaragua was experiencing a "critical human rights situation" that had upset the country's constitutional order, following President Daniel..
Rights violations in Nicaragua upset 'constitutional order': OASThe Organization of American States (OAS) said in a statement on Tuesday that human rights violations and the overall situation in Nicaragua since April 2018 have upset the "constitutional order" in..
U.N. rights office warns over 'trumped-up' arrests in NicaraguaThe U.N. human rights office on Tuesday criticized the arrest of 16 anti-government protesters in Nicaragua accused of arms trafficking, saying that the charges appeared to have been "trumped-up."
Nicaraguan police accuse anti-government protesters of planning attacksNicaraguan police on Monday accused 16 anti-government protesters of planning to carry out terrorist attacks in the Central American country, which has been rocked by more than a year-and-a-half of..
Nicaraguan opposition denounces arrest of anti-Ortega activistsNicaraguan police have arrested 13 opponents of President Daniel Ortega's government, marking what opposition leaders derided as a new wave of repression against those seeking electoral reforms and..
Trump: Bolivia events boost democracy, send signal to Venezuela, NicaraguaU.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said the resignation of Evo Morales as Bolivia's president preserves democracy in that country and sends a signal to "illegitimate regimes" in Venezuela and..
Nicaraguan government denounces "coup" in Bolivia: statementThe Nicaraguan government on Sunday issued a statement denouncing what it called a "coup" in Bolivia after the South American country's president, Evo Morales, stepped down amid protests over a..
U.S. blacklists three Nicaraguan officials in bid to pressure Ortega governmentThe United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three Nicaraguan government officials as it seeks to add pressure to the leftist government of President Daniel Ortega over what Washington views as..
S Jaishankar meets Nicaragua's FM, holds discussions on strengthening tiesExternal affairs minister S Jaishankar on Monday welcomed Nicaragua's decision to reopen its embassy in India and discussed with his Nicaraguan counterpart measures to further strengthen bilateral..
Nicaragua arrests three suspects in weekend attack on bridgeNicaraguan police have arrested three men on suspicion of planting explosives on a bridge leading to the country's most important port that was damaged in a weekend blast, friends and relatives of the..
Nicaragua opposition group takes responsibility for 'military actions' after bridge explosionA Nicaraguan opposition group claimed responsibility on Sunday for "military actions," after a series of small explosions struck the country, including one that damaged a bridge leading to Nicaragua's..
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Nicaragua arrests four men suspected of ties to Islamic StateFour men with suspected ties to the Islamic State militant group were captured on Tuesday by members of the Nicaraguan armed forces after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, Nicaraguan..
U.S. imposes sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan officialsThe U.S. Treasury Department on Friday imposed sanctions on four high-ranking Nicaraguan government officials for allegedly preventing their country's citizens from exercising fundamental freedoms.
Human Rights Watch accuses Nicaragua of torture against protesters, urges sanctionsPro-government forces in Nicaragua committed human rights abuses including torture in suppressing recent protests against President Daniel Ortega, and top officials should face sanctions, Human Rights..
Nicaragua frees 56 imprisoned protest leaders under new amnesty lawNicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protests, while protecting police and others who violently..
Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty lawNicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently..