Nicaragua finds itself in the midst of an extreme economic recession, a minimum wage freeze and an increase in the prices of electrical energy and fossil fuels.
La Prensa, Nicaragua's oldest newspaper, had a blank front page this Friday for the first time in its 93 years. The special front page was protesting the government's refusal to deliver imported ink and paper.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's dictatorship has proved to be more lethal against citizen protesters than Nicolás Maduro's in Venezuela, not only because it has...
The social networks have filled with photos of men and women wearing red lipstick as a way of protest against the dictatorship of Daniel Ortega.
Saturday, September 8, when the International Day of Solidarity of Journalists was celebrated worldwide, reporters and directors of independent media organizations in Nicaragua expressed that Daniel Ortega was a “dictatorial Regime” that considers those fighting for freedom enemies. The journalists spoke out about ending the Forum of Independent Journalists, which was used to debate the situation of the press in the context of the crisis provoked through state repression.
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 days.
Doctors from North Carolina that were going to perform heart and lung surgeries for the "Proyecto de Salud para León" medical mission canceled their visit after the mass firing of medical staff at the Oscar Danilo Rosales Argüello Teaching Hospital (HEODRA).
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 this period of government repression.
Hundreds of Nicaraguans visited the national zoo, located on the highway to Masaya, to help cover costs and guarantee food for some 400 animals this Sunday.
Guatemala re-appointed on Monday as attorney general Consuelo Porras, who hours later was again accused of corruption by the United States. US Secretary of State...
During the meeting held this Thursday at the Presidential Office, the representatives of seven business chambers asked President Rodrigo Chaves for the prompt approval...
Jacqueline, who spent almost eleven years in jail for an out-of-hospital birth criminalized as attempted homicide, regained her freedom in El Salvador, where abortion...