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News Nicaragua » People: Nicaragua releases 100 jailed protesters to house arrest

News source: https://www.chron.com/news/crime/article/Nicaragua-releases-100-jailed-protesters-to-house-13864955.php
Publicated on: onday 20 May 2019

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The Nicaraguan government released 100 ... and ensure that all are freed without charges," Pallais said. Last week, 17 people who were arrested in the anti-government ...

News Nicaragua » People: Prisoner killed in Nicaragua was a U.S. Navy veteran

News source: https://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-nicaragua-american-navy-20190518-story.html
Publicated on: Saturday 18 May 2019

A Nicaraguan American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was ... pro-government militias — leaving at least 325 people dead and more than 2,000 ...

News Nicaragua » People: While the world is distracted by Venezuela, repression continues in Nicaragua

News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/while-the-world-is-distracted-by-venezuela-repression-continues-in-nicaragua/2019/05/09/6e6be97a-70ed-11e9-9eb4-0828f5389013_story.html
Publicated on: hursday 09 May 2019

Overall, 325 people have lost their lives ... Reporters Without Borders now ranks Nicaragua 114th on its World Press Freedom Index, down from 90th in 2018. The government has banned newsprint imports, ...

News Nicaragua » People: U.S. Citizen Arrested During Protests in Nicaragua Killed in Prison Shooting

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/05/17/world/americas/17reuters-nicaragua-prison.html
Publicated on: hursday 16 May 2019

The U.S. embassy in Nicaragua condemned the use of lethal force against Montes ... had family who were of foreign nationality but gave no further detail. Hundreds of people were killed and hundreds ...

News Nicaragua » People: 40 years later, grappling with regime change in Nicaragua

News source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2019/05/08/years-later-grappling-with-regime-change-nicaragua/UYCtoMsK1f3HeN1gy3PIiK/story.html?p1=Article_Recirc_InThisSection
Publicated on: Wednesday 08 May 2019

Now the country is facing a strikingly similar situation: President Daniel Ortega is, by all measures, an autocrat, and his police and para-military squads have killed more than 300 people since ...

News Nicaragua » People: Nicaragua’s journalists are under government attack

News source: https://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article230150489.html
Publicated on: uesday 07 May 2019

Nicaragua offers a cautionary tale of what happens when censorship ... Yet almost two months later, many of the prisoners released were people charged with low-level misdemeanors; many others have ...

News Nicaragua » People: Others say - Repression rolls in Nicaragua

News source: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/may/17/repression-rolls-in-nicaragua-20190517/
Publicated on: hursday 16 May 2019

Overall, 325 people have lost their lives ... That is what Ortega has achieved, albeit at the cost of destabilizing Nicaragua's once-growing economy. He has also bought time by staging hollow ...

News Nicaragua » People: Millicom closes acquisition of Telefonica operations in Nicaragua

News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/millicom-closes-acquisition-of-telefonica-operations-in-nicaragua-2019-05-16
Publicated on: Wednesday 15 May 2019

Telefonia Celular de Nicaragua, S.A. adds approximately 4 million mobile customers ... As of December 31st, 2018, Millicom operating subsidiaries and joint ventures employed more than 21,000 people ...

News Nicaragua » People: Quake of 5.7 Magnitude Shakes Buildings in El Salvador and Nicaragua

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/05/16/world/americas/16reuters-elsalvador-quake.html
Publicated on: hursday 16 May 2019

SAN SALVADOR — A 5.7 magnitude earthquake off the coast off Central America shook buildings in El Salvador and Nicaragua's capital Managua on Thursday, prompting people to evacuate, but there were no ...

News Nicaragua » People: Nicaragua: Kidnapped Young People Appear at the Cathedral and a Hospital

News source: https://havanatimes.org/briefs/nicaragua-kidnapped-young-people-appear-at-the-cathedral-and-a-hospital/
Publicated on: onday 20 May 2019

HAVANA TIMES – Student leader Zayda Hernandez appeared Sunday night with signs of abuse on her body. The young woman was kidnapped since Friday, abducted in the vicinity of the Metropolitan Cathedral ...

News Nicaragua » People: Opposition member killed by prison guard honored in Nicaragua

News source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/world/opposition-member-killed-by-prison-guard-honored-in-nicaragua/50000262-3980036
Publicated on: Sunday 19 May 2019

EPA-EFE/Jorge Torres A young man wearing a hood attends the funeral on May 19, 2019, of Nicaraguan-US dual citizen Eddy Montes, an opposition member killed during a prison riot, in Matagalpa, ...

News Nicaragua » People: U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting

News source: https://news.yahoo.com/u-citizen-arrested-during-protests-nicaragua-dies-prison-005924005--nfl.html
Publicated on: hursday 16 May 2019

Hundreds of people were killed and hundreds more detained in a crackdown on protests that were triggered in April last year by a social security reform but quickly swelled into a national call to oust ...