Nicaragua

Nicaragua must allow access to human rights investigators: OAS

More than 300 people have been killed since protests against President Daniel Ortega began in April, rights groups say.

Nicaragua must allow access to human rights investigators: OAS

Human Rights

Nicaragua intensified crackdown on protesters: Amnesty

Authorities carried out arbitrary detentions, torture and use of indiscriminate force, Amnesty says in new report.

Nicaragua intensified crackdown on protesters: Amnesty

Nicaragua

Nicaragua police arrests anti-government protesters

Police arrest at least 26 people as it quashes protests against President Daniel Ortega.

Nicaragua

Attacks on journalists increase during Nicaragua protests

Assaults, harassment and death threats have come to characterize the working conditions for many independent journalists in Nicaragua.

Latin America

Washed away - Nicaragua begins to recover from Managua floods

Dealing with large-scale damage and destruction and an increased risk of communicable diseases, Nicaraguans struggle to return after a devastating flood leaves thousands homeless.

UpFront

What happened to Nicaragua's democracy?

The government calls the ongoing protests a 'violent criminal coup', but critics say President Ortega is the new Somoza.

What happened to Nicaragua's democracy?

UpFront

Who is responsible for the violence in Nicaragua?

We challenge Nicaragua's vice minister of foreign affairs and debate whether the UK Labour Party is anti-Semitic.

Who is responsible for the violence in Nicaragua?

Latin America

Nicaragua police under threat for criticising deadly crackdown

Rights groups say officers face danger for speaking out against violent repression of protests that have killed at least 300 people and wounded thousands of others in past five months.

Nicaragua

UN to debate Nicaragua unrest after human rights team expelled

Turmoil over the last five months has killed nearly 300 people with more than 2,000 wounded after government crackdown.

Nicaragua

Dissident police in Nicaragua: 'Prisoners or dead men'

Police officers speaking out against government's crackdown or asking to resign, face threats, arrest and even death.

Latin America

Nicaragua orders expulsion of UN team after critical report

Rights groups say Nicaragua expels a UN human rights mission over damning report on rising repression in the country.

Nicaragua orders expulsion of UN team after critical report

Latin America

Nicaragua marks 38 years after end of national literacy crusade

Following the Sandinista revolution, thousands of Nicaraguans travelled into the countryside to teach in rural schools in a crusade to boost the literacy rate.

Latin America

Nicaragua: Tourism industry crumbles after months of protests

Tourist operators say it will take years to regain trust with locals and foreign visitors, and that is only if the fragile calm in the country continues.

Nicaragua

Nicaragua's national tourism in decline amid political unrest

Workers in Nicaragua's tourism industry are hoping to hang on until the next busy season, but if the country has not stabilised by then, migration may become their only option.

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Sergio Ramirez: Ortega is facing a bloody reality check

The former Nicaraguan vice president discusses the ongoing opposition to President Daniel Ortega.