Etiqueta: crisis

“They Threatened to Kill Us if Nicaragua Rises Up Again”

The Nicaraguan “civic insurrection” has spawned hundreds of political prisoners and this is the welcome message they get when entering[...]

After 187 Days in Prison, Athlete Still Wears his Scrubs

The sensation of freedom only lasted 3 days for Carlos Silva Rodriguez. On February 27, he had been one of[...]

Unidad Nacional convoca a “piquetes exprés”, en lugar de marcha

La Unidad Nacional Azul y Blanco convocó a toda la población nicaragüense a una jornada de piquetes exprés, este sábado[...]

The Vatican, Dialogue and Dictatorships: Venezuela & Nicaragua

“Cuando veas las barbas de tu vecino arder, poné las tuyas a remojar” is an old Spanish saying which roughly[...]

Nicaragua Protest Movement Back to the Streets until Ortega Leaves Office

Beyond the brutal police repression of the march held last Saturday, March 16, the Blue and White National Unity movement[...]

Nicaragua: Ortega Agrees to Free all Political Prisoners within 90 Days

After denying for months the existence of political prisoners in Nicaragua, and ensuring that the detainees are “common criminals,” the[...]

Jandir Rodriguez, Troubadour of Nicaragua’s Civic Rebellion

Jandir Rodriguez, author of the song “Heroes of April,” has been told that his songs will not change the reality[...]

OAS Conditions Role in Nicaragua to Release of Political Prisoners

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, expressed to the Foreign Ministry of the Ortega-Murillo[...]

EU Demands Paramilitary be Disarmed in Nicaragua

On Monday, March 18, the European Union demanded of the Nicaraguan authorities that “all paramilitary groups” be “urgently disarmed and[...]

Nicaragua: Female Political Prisoner Warns Ortega Judge

Tipitapa, March 11, 2019 To: Judge Edgard Altamirano: From cell number 5, where I’m being held captive by the genocidal[...]