Latin America

International Rights groups condemn Nicaragua killings

This week has seen some of the worst violence since the protests erupted nearly 3 months ago.

Latin America

Nicaragua's Ortega rules out elections as violence continues

Rights groups say raid by pro-government groups left at least 14 dead as more than two months of protests continue.

Nicaragua's Ortega rules out elections as violence continues

Politics

Behind the barricades of Nicaragua's anti-government protests

At least 212 people have been killed in more than two months of violence as calls grow for President Ortega to resign.

Behind the barricades of Nicaragua's anti-government protests

Politics

Nicaragua unrest: What you should know

More than 200 have died during a government crackdown on students and others, calling for the president's resignation.

Latin America

Baby among five killed in fresh Nicaragua protests

Death toll from over two months of protests climbs to at least 200 as international criticism mounts against Ortega.

Nicaragua unrest: Baby among five killed in fresh protests

Latin America

Nicaragua's govt accused of 'serious' human rights violations

Nicaragua's government is being accused of human rights violations during two months of protests and crackdown.

Latin America

Nicaraguans trying to flee the continuing violence

Parents want their children far away from Nicaragua until the political crisis is resolved.

Latin America

Nicaragua violence: Families call for release of detainees

Ongoing political unrest has killed at least 186 people and injured more than a thousand, while activists say they have recorded at least 60 disappearances - but the actual number is difficult to verify.

Latin America

Nicaragua peace talks put on hold amid violence

Ongoing confrontations between anti-government protesters and paramilitary groups has claimed more lives in the city Masaya.

Nicaragua

Eight dead in Nicaragua as gunfire and home blaze break truce

Violence breaks out hours after a peace truce was struck between President Daniel Ortega and protesters.

Eight dead in Nicaragua as gunfire and home blaze break truce

Latin America

Nicaragua's Ortega and civic groups agree to halt deadly violence

Talks to end weeks of violence set to continue on Saturday after nearly two months of protests have left 170 dead.

Nicaragua's Ortega and civic groups agree to halt deadly violence

Latin America

Nicaragua: 24-hour strike did not halt the protests

At least seven people have died in renewed fighting between protesters and security forces in Nicaragua.

Human Rights

Nicaraguans go on strike to protest Ortega's grip on power

The streets of Managua are deserted as residents observe a national strike called by opponents of the government.

Nicaraguans go on strike to protest Ortega's grip on power

Latin America

Two more killed in Nicaragua as anti-Ortega protests continue

Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights says one person killed in northern city of Jinotega and another in capital Managua.

Two more killed in Nicaragua as anti-Ortega protests continue

Nicaragua

US imposes visa restrictions on Nicaragua officials

The visa restrictions on Nicaraguan officials imposed amid protests in which at least 127 people have been killed.

US imposes visa restrictions on Nicaragua officials