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

United Nations

UN human rights chief calls for release of Saudi activists

In a wide-ranging speech, Michelle Bachelet addresses human rights issues in Venezuela, China and Saudi Arabia.

UN human rights chief calls for release of Saudi activists

The Listening Post

Family ties: The story of the Chamorro dynasty

The tale of a family that lives and works at the intersection of journalism and politics in Nicaragua.

The Listening Post

Evasion: The politics of how the media report tax

A viral video brings taxes, inequality and media silence under the spotlight. Plus, the Chamorro family in Nicaragua.

Latin America

Nicaragua resumes talks over political crisis after long delay

Negotiations between the government and the opposition stalled last year over a violent crackdown on protests demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega.

Nicaragua

Nicaragua frees prisoners before talks with opposition: CPDH

Rights group announces release before long-awaited peace talks between opposition and President Daniel Ortega.

Nicaragua frees prisoners before talks with opposition: CPDH

Nicaragua

Nicaragua's Ortega calls for negotiations to end crisis

The opposition wants electoral reform and justice for those who died during a brutal government crackdown last year.

Nicaragua's Ortega calls for negotiations to end crisis

Opinion

Cold Warrior Elliott Abrams returns to battle in Venezuela

The US has chosen a prominent warmonger to promote 'democracy' in Venezuela.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

Latin America

Nicaraguan cartoonist resists government crackdown through art

Al Jazeera meets the Nicaraguan cartoonist who is challenging the government crackdown through his art.