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Nicaragua’s Ortega defends parapolice violence as US steps up warning
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Nicaragua’s Ortega defends parapolice violence as US steps up warning

Marc Burleigh / AFP - July 30, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaragua's veteran leader Daniel Ortega defended brutal actions by his forces against anti-government protesters Monday, as the United States warned he and his wife…

Thousands march to back Nicaragua bishops after Ortega attacks
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Thousands march to back Nicaragua bishops after Ortega attacks

Julia Rios / AFP - July 29, 2018

Thousands of Nicaraguans marched through their capital on Saturday in a show of support for the country's bishops whom President Daniel Ortega has accused of aiding an…

Nicaraguan student leaders meet with former President Oscar Arias
19th of April Student Movement
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19th of April Student Movement
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Nicaraguan student leaders meet with former President Oscar Arias

Alexander Villegas - July 27, 2018

Four student leaders from the 19th of April Student Movement in Nicaragua met with former President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Oscar Arias on Tuesday. The students,…

Nicaragua bishops push on with mediating crisis talks
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua bishops push on with mediating crisis talks

AFP - July 23, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaragua's bishops are to forge on with mediating talks aimed at resolving their country's political and economic crisis despite President Daniel Ortega claiming they…

Army’s role under the spotlight in Nicaragua
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Army’s role under the spotlight in Nicaragua

María Isabel Sánchez / AFP - June 29, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The presence of armed and hooded paramilitaries on the streets of Nicaragua has sparked calls for the army to intervene to end two months…

Nicaragua: one and a half months of a deadly crisis
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua: one and a half months of a deadly crisis

AFP - May 31, 2018

Nicaragua has been rocked since April 18 by anti-government protests which have been severely repressed by the authorities, leaving nearly 100 dead and hundreds more wounded. The…

As Nicaragua elections approach, banned opposition decries Ortega’s budding dictatorship
Central America
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Central America
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As Nicaragua elections approach, banned opposition decries Ortega’s budding dictatorship

Michael Krumholtz - September 5, 2016

MASAYA, Nicaragua — Protesters circled around the iconic statue of San Jerónimo that leads into the city of Masaya, a half-hour south of the Nicaraguan capital Managua,…

‘Trees of Life’: Nicaragua capital transformed into first lady’s new-age vision
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Trees of Life’: Nicaragua capital transformed into first lady’s new-age vision

Lindsay Fendt - November 30, 2015

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – As we veered onto the highway from the dark Managua side streets, my taxi suddenly filled with blinding light. The blatant glare came from…

Latin America
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Nicaragua steps up search for 26 missing fishermen after ship sinks in Caribbean

AFP - December 12, 2014

https://twitter.com/laprensa/status/543205113209581569 MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Nicaraguan air and naval teams intensified the search Friday for 26 people missing in the Caribbean after their lobster boat sank with a…

NASA questions Nicaragua’s claim that meteorite caused massive weekend explosion
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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NASA questions Nicaragua’s claim that meteorite caused massive weekend explosion

David Boddiger - September 8, 2014

Seems we have a genuine mystery on our hands. Disbelievers took to social media almost instantly after Nicaraguan newspapers – mostly run by the Sandinista government – proclaimed a…

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