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.

Latin America

US cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

US National Security Advisor Bolton announces new restrictions and sanctions against the three countries.

Latin America

Future unclear for Nicaragua's political prisoners

More than 200 people remain in jail, a year after protests against President Daniel Ortega.

Nicaragua

A year into Nicaragua crisis, uncertainty and scepticism prevail

Opposition vows to keep pressure on Ortega a year after deadly crackdown sparked worst political crisis in decades.

A year into Nicaragua crisis, uncertainty and scepticism prevail

People & Power

Nicaragua: On the frontline

We investigate the reasons behind the recent insurrection against Nicaragua's Sandinista government.

Latin America

Nicaragua government to release prisoners to restart dialogue

Opposition prisoners to be released within 90 days in order to restart stalled peace talks, according to a mediator.

Nicaragua government to release prisoners to restart dialogue

Nicaragua

More than 100 detained in Nicaragua's anti-government protests

Baton-wielding police target protesters in Managua's busy thoroughfares on Saturday.

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan opposition walks out of talks with Ortega government

The Civil Alliance is demanding the release of all political prisoners before talks can resume.

Nicaraguan opposition walks out of talks with Ortega government