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.

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

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

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

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.

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?