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Nicaraguan ‘marathon protester’ escapes to Costa Rica after leaving prison
Latin America
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Latin America
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Nicaraguan ‘marathon protester’ escapes to Costa Rica after leaving prison

AFP and The Tico Times - March 15, 2019

Alex Vanegas, the 62-year-old Nicaraguan marathon runner who was jailed for nearly four months for supporting the protests against president Daniel Ortega, fled to Costa Rica shortly…

Nicaragua opposition says no new talks until political prisoners freed
News
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News
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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 set for new talks on ending political crisis
News
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News
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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…

Prominent anti-Ortega journalist seeks refuge in Costa Rica
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Prominent anti-Ortega journalist seeks refuge in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - January 21, 2019

Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, a critic of Daniel Ortega's government, announced on Sunday that he has decided to leave Nicaragua and seek refuge in Costa Rica,…

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…

Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau

Yamlek Mojica Loáisiga - January 6, 2019

When Ceshia Ubau began her musical career in Nicaragua, she knew one day she would leave the country. She’d take advantage of the first opportunity, a scholarship…

Nicaraguan-Costa Rican journalist Lucía Pineda jailed and accused of inciting terrorism in Nicaragua
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Nicaraguan-Costa Rican journalist Lucía Pineda jailed and accused of inciting terrorism in Nicaragua

AFP and The Tico Times - December 25, 2018

Lucía Pineda, news director at the now-closed 100% Noticias in Nicaragua has been accused and arrested on terrorism charges against Daniel Ortega’s government. The Nicaraguan government released…

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