Nicaragua has become an unsafe country for any citizen who protests and makes use of the right to free expression.[...]


Nicaragua’s April uprising, largely spearheaded by university students, can be understood by comparing it to past student protests against the[...]


University leader Edwin Carcache Davile prayed an Our Father and a Hail Mary. The cameras of the official media outlets[...]


Xiamara Diaz juggles her resources in order to keep afloat her restaurant, the Garden Café, located in Granada. This city,[...]


During part of his life, Nicaragua was one of the obsessions of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The Nobel Prize Winner from[...]

Different social sectors that oppose Daniel Ortega’s dictatorship, including the Civic Alliance and the Articulation of Social Movements, have decided[...]

Recession in Nicaragua

Experts use the word “recession” for “a state of decrease in economic activity over a period of time,” but for[...]

University Reopens

Back to classes was not very exciting for Pedro. At the entrance, security guards checked every nook of his backpack,[...]


Voltaire said: “The passion to dominate is the most terrible of all illnesses of the human spirit.” Looking in the[...]

The Pain of Leaving a Country

Ever since I graduated from the university, I dreamed about leaving the country. At least, that’s what I thought. I’d[...]