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.

Nicaragua

Nicaraguans marchers call for release of political prisoners

More than 2,000 people have been arrested during nearly four months of demonstrations against President Daniel Ortega

Nicaragua

Nicaragua: Thousands demand the release of detained protesters

Rights group says that hundreds arrested during nearly four months of anti-government protests remain in detention.

Nicaragua

'This is a revolution': Who are Nicaragua's student protesters?

In Nicaragua, students at the heart of the anti-government protests say they want another revolution.

'This is a revolution': Who are Nicaragua's student protesters?

Nicaragua

Las turbas: Who are Nicaragua's pro-government armed groups?

Ortega denies controlling the pro-government armed groups that rights groups accuse of working with the police.

Las turbas: Who are Nicaragua's pro-government armed groups?

Reporter's Notebook

Is Nicaragua in danger of slipping into civil war?

Concerns over armed confrontation and regional instability amid protests against President Daniel Ortega.

Is Nicaragua in danger of slipping into civil war?

Latin America

Nicaragua unrest: New law targets student protesters

The government of Daniel Ortega arrests scores of activists under a new 'anti-terrorism' law that the UN says is intended to criminalise opposition to the government, as unrest continues in Nicaragua.

Latin America

Nicaragua unrest: Ruling party accused of land grabs

Private property owners in Nicaragua accuse the government of organising land invasions to punish adversaries.

Reporter's Notebook

Memories of Nicaragua's bygone revolution

Nearly four decades after Nicaragua's revolution, former Sandinista commanders believe President Daniel Ortega has become the new Anastasio Somoza.

Nicaragua: Memories of a bygone revolution

Latin America

23,000 flee unrest-hit Nicaragua to seek asylum in Costa Rica

UN's refugee agency says 200 asylum applications are being lodged daily by Nicaraguans in neighbouring Costa Rica.

23,000 flee unrest-hit Nicaragua to seek asylum in Costa Rica

Latin America

Nicaragua forces continue to patrol protest city of Masaya

International and local human rights organisations in Nicaragua say that paramilitary groups working for the government are kidnapping and killing citizens with impunity.

Nicaragua

Thousands join peaceful protests in Nicaraguan capital

Rival rallies of supporters and opponents of President Ortega in Managua take place without incident.

Thousands join peaceful protests in Nicaraguan capital

Latin America

Nicaragua leader's brother calls for end to violence

Humberto Ortega has urged his brother to disband the pro-Sandinista paramilitary forces and end violence

Daniel Ortega's brother urges him to disband paramilitary forces