Economic Decline

An accomplice in the squandering of opportunities and acquiescent with the Nicaraguan Social Security Institute (INSS) and tax exemptions.

Shooting Her Son

Benigna Mendiola looked over at the accused. She then gazed at Judge Edgar Altamirano, head of the Ninth District Criminal[...]

Outside the Prison

Mercedes Davila does not like to speak in public. But since September 6th—the day the National Police presented her son,[...]

Economic Decline

A technical mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is in Managua this week to meet with Daniel Ortega’s administration,[...]


Irregularities include witnesses that contradict each other and accusations of crimes defined by a law that was passed after the events.


HAVANA TIMES – Since the civic protests against the government of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo began in April, official[...]

Fact-checking Daniel Ortega

There are two possible readings around the resolution of the political conflict; they are differentiated by how the capacity of[...]

After growing 4.0% to 4.5% during the last five-year period, the Nicaraguan industrial sector forecasts a reduction to -0.5% for[...]

Civic Rebellion in Nicaragua

Six months after the protests against Daniel Ortega’s regime, Nicaraguans recognize that their country is no longer the same. Uncertainty[...]


On Friday, Oct. 19th, Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), addressed the organization’s Permanent Council.[...]