Corruption

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

As elections loom and protests rattle the region, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2020: Stories to watch

Latin America

Cathedral siege ends as UN urges Nicaragua to end repression

Protesters in Managua able to leave a day after government supporters break into building in a bid to dislodge them.

Cathedral siege ends as UN urges Nicaragua to end repression

Latin America

Killing took place in New York, but Nicaragua hosts trial

Trial of Orlando Tercero in the killing of a student in New York is taking place in a court in Nicaragua.

Killing took place in New York, but Nicaragua hosts trial

Latin America

Nicaragua police clash with protesters urging president to quit

Police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-government protesters in Nicaragua, injuring two people.

Latin America

Massive blackout hits four countries in Central America

Honduras and Nicaragua experienced significant power cuts, while El Salvador and Guatemala experienced partial outages.

Massive blackout hits four countries in Central America

Latin America

Nicaragua's $50bn canal plan sinks after six years

Plan fails as Chinese financier lost most of his billions before the work could start.

Latin America

Nicaragua anniversary: The regrets of ex-revolutionaries

Political repression has worsened since mass protests began last year and many have fled to Costa Rica.

Latin America

Nicaragua revolution: Divisions continue after 40 years

President and former rebel, Daniel Ortega, called for a divided nation to come together, but people are sceptical.

Latin America

Nicaragua frees 50 opposition prisoners under amnesty law

Opposition activists have criticised the amnesty law as a way to grant impunity to security forces.

Nicaragua frees 50 opposition prisoners under amnesty law

Latin America

Nicaragua gov't says it released 50 more political prisoners

Country's opposition has made the release of hundreds of political prisoners a condition of dialogue with the gov't.

Nicaragua gov't says it released 50 more political prisoners

Abortion

Denied abortions, Latin American child rape survivors petition UN

Groups on behalf of young rape survivors from Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua call on region to provide abortion access.

Denied abortions, Latin American child rape survivors petition UN

Latin America

Nicaragua remembers: Anniversary of mass protests

Easter processions see people remember those who died during protests against President Daniel Ortega.

Latin America

Fleeing poverty and persecution, Nicaraguans seek better lives

The Latin American country's problems are no longer just political as it falls into the worst economic slump in three decades.

Latin America

A year into Nicaragua crisis women face 'dramatic consequences'

Activists say women suffered from deadly crackdown in unexpected ways, and played a key role in the opposition movement.

A year into Nicaragua crisis women face 'dramatic consequences'

Nicaragua

Nicaragua protests: First anniversary march halted

Hundreds of police filled the streets in Managua hours before the march was set to begin.