Protesters gather at Nicaraguan embassy in San José to rally against Ortega regime
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News
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Protesters gather at Nicaraguan embassy in San José to rally against Ortega regime

William Foxton - March 16, 2019

About a hundred people gathered outside the Nicaraguan embassy in San José on Saturday to voice their disapproval with the country's imprisonment of political protesters. More than…

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…

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…

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…

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…

La Prensa publishes blank front page to protest Nicaraguan government
Central America
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Central America
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La Prensa publishes blank front page to protest Nicaraguan government

AFP - January 20, 2019

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…

Nicaraguan resistance group claims responsibility for police killings near Costa Rican border
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguan resistance group claims responsibility for police killings near Costa Rican border

Alejandro Zúñiga and Alexander Villegas - January 18, 2019

A Nicaraguan resistance group named “Los Atabales” has claimed responsibility for deadly attacks on Nicaraguan police officers near the border with Costa Rica. Four Nicaraguan police officers…

Four Nicaraguan police officers killed near the border with Costa Rica
Central America
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Central America
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Four Nicaraguan police officers killed near the border with Costa Rica

Alexander Villegas - January 18, 2019

Nicaraguan police said four of the country's police officers were killed near the border with Costa Rica on Thursday at 4 p.m. Nicaraguan officials claim that the…

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