What does the April Movement in Nicaragua and the events it set off resemble? It resembles the 1968 Movement in[...]

The Struggle

I couldn’t avoid a smile as I read Fernando Barcenas’ ideas for reformulating the resistance to the Ortega regime in[...]

In her farewell speech, the now former US Ambassador in Nicaragua, Laura Dogu, warned of the risk for the reputation[...]


Ortega has been defeated. It’s a strategic defeat, one that’s clearly evident. But it’s a defeat that’s fundamentally occurring in[...]


Max Cruz Gutierrez was the victim of six bullets on October 8th. “The riot police and the paramilitaries shot him[...]

Political Prisoners

The authorities of “La Esperanza” (Hope) prison prevented a delegation from the Special Monitoring Mechanism for Nicaragua (MESENI, for its[...]

Byron Estrada

A lot of people cried the day they arrested Byron Estrada in Leon. The radio stations were deluged with calls.[...]

TV Channel

“The order of the Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Postal Services (TELCOR) to broadcast the programming of the government’s Channel[...]


About a year ago, the Auxiliary Bishop of Managua, Silvio Baez, revealed in an interview on “Esta Semana” (This Week)[...]

Crimes of Repression

Faced with the lack of transparency and independence in the Nicaraguan justice system, the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (IGIE)[...]