Without a Political Agreement, Nicaragua’s Economy goes into Free Fall


Funides estimates fall between -7 to -11%, Copades projects -20%. Construction, agriculture, commerce, tourism and financials.

Magistrates Terms Up in Nicaragua: What will Ortega Do?


The government “has not even wanted to discuss the issues” at the negotiating table. “It has not given a signal to be optimistic,” says Jose Pallais.

Nicaraguan Political Prisoner Writes: “Don’t Abandon the Struggle!”

Political Prisoners

Only the good can work to keep evil from triumphing, [but] we who are good are equally guilty if we don’t do anything to combat what is wrong.

Ortega Opposes Demand for “Transitional Justice” in Nicaragua

Transitional Justice

Pallais: We’re proposing an independent Truth Commission; they (executive) say that it must be the Truth Commission already authorized by the Assembly.

Max Cruz of Ometepe: “I Would Protest Again” for Nicaragua

Max Cruz
Maynor Salazar

They burst into and fired on his home, detained him with his wife, fractured his leg with kicks and while he was in jail his brother committed suicide.

Nicaragua: The April that’s Lasted a Whole Year


Young Nicaraguans tell what April means to them, the month the civic insurrection began.

The Failure of the Negotiations in Nicaragua with Ortega

Failure of the Negotiations
Carlos F. Chamorro

Paradoxically, this crisis presents the broad Blue and White Alliance with an opportunity to modify the balance of power with international support.

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