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.

Latin America

Nicaragua pushes to silence critics amid US sanctions threat

A tense calm returns to Nicaragua, but the anger that sparked months of protests is still hanging in the air.

Nicaragua

US imposes sanctions on Nicaragua's vice president and adviser

US accuses Rosario Murillo and an aide Nestor Moncada of undermining Nicaragua's democracy.

US imposes sanctions on Nicaragua's vice president and adviser

Latin America

Thousands flee Nicaragua to escape government crackdown

Over 300 people have been killed since protests started in April seeking President Ortega's resignation.

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?