Nicaragua govt agrees to prisoner release to restart opposition talks
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Nicaragua govt agrees to prisoner release to restart opposition talks

AFP - March 21, 2019

Nicaragua's government agreed on Wednesday to release opposition prisoners within 90 days in order to restart stalled peace talks aimed at ending an 11-month political crisis, a…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: March 18, 2019

Alexander Villegas - March 18, 2019

OIJ joins the investigation into two police officers, the 737 Max is banned from Costa Rican airspace and some awesome vigorones at the Santa Ana farmers market.…

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

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

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: March 11, 2019

Alexander Villegas - March 11, 2019

International Women's Day, Vaso Lleno and talks in Nicaragua. These stories and more in this week's digest. Links to the stories below: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Featured News Stories ------------------------------------------------------------------------…

Nicaraguan government and opposition agree on road map for talks
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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
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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…

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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 4, 2019

Alexander Villegas - February 4, 2019

Clowns, beer and a Guinness world record. See more in this week's Tico Times Weekly Digest. Puerto Viejo Deep Dive – “Social Circus” helps kids build self-esteem,…

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