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News Nicaragua » Politics: 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

Attorney Yonarqui Martinez, who represents more than 70 political prisoners, said via Twitter that there ... told a Nicaraguan news outlet that she would travel to Nicaragua for the funeral, but with ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: Man arrested during Nicaragua's massive protests killed in prison

News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/man-arrested-during-nicaragua-s-massive-protests-killed-prison-n1006946
Publicated on: Friday 17 May 2019

"The U.S. Government condemns the use of lethal force against American Citizen Eddy Montes, a political prisoner detained in La Modelo Prison," said a tweet from the U.S. Embassy in Nicaragua. "The ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nicaragua-prison/u-s-citizen-arrested-during-protests-in-nicaragua-killed-in-prison-shooting-idUSKCN1SN04N?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews
Publicated on: hursday 16 May 2019

The U.S. embassy in Nicaragua condemned the use of lethal force against Montes, calling him a political prisoner in a post on social media. It demanded that the circumstances of the incident are fully ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: 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

Reporters Without Borders now ranks Nicaragua 114th on its World Press Freedom Index ... and other hemispheric democracies have been distracted by the even more dramatic political and economic death ...

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

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

charged with crimes including “inciting violence and hate” for reporting on the political and human-rights crisis in their country. Recently, their scheduled trial, which had already been delayed ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: Did NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Once Support the Sandinista Govt. in Nicaragua?

News source: https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/deblasio-nicaragua-warren-wilhelm/
Publicated on: onday 20 May 2019

The then-mayoral candidate acknowledged his activities in a September 2013 interview with the New York Times, which outlined his political efforts, including a brief visit to Nicaragua in 1988: Mr. de ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: 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

Ortega has also imprisoned hundreds of political opponents, though he has shifted some ... That is what Ortega has achieved, albeit at the cost of destabilizing Nicaragua's once-growing economy. He ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: Guard Kills Political Prisoner in Nicaragua

News source: https://havanatimes.org/nicaragua/guard-kills-political-prisoner-in-nicaragua/
Publicated on: Saturday 18 May 2019

HAVANA TIMES – According to the Nicaraguan Interior Ministry, Eddy Antonio Montes Praslin, a political prisoner, was killed by a prison guard this Thursday, May 16, inside the La Modelo prison. The ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: Sri Lanka and Nicaragua establish diplomatic relations

News source: https://menafn.com/1098528642/Sri-Lanka-and-Nicaragua-establish-diplomatic-relations
Publicated on: Wednesday 15 May 2019

The establishment of diplomatic ties between Sri Lanka and Nicaragua would enhance the existing friendly relations and cooperation in the political, socio-economic and cultural fields for the ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: Political innovation in Latin America under threat?

News source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/democraciaabierta/political-innovation-latin-america-under-threat/
Publicated on: Wednesday 15 May 2019

In other countries of the region such as Venezuela, Colombia and Nicaragua, political innovation is also at risk. In Venezuela and Nicaragua, government repression of activists, protesters, and ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners

News source: https://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFKCN1SR03O
Publicated on: onday 20 May 2019

Nicaragua’s opposition has made the release of political prisoners a condition of dialogue with the government. The list of 300 prisoners was agreed between Ortega’s government and the ...

News Nicaragua » Politics: Nicaragua's stolen land

News source: https://theecologist.org/2019/may/17/nicaraguas-stolen-land
Publicated on: hursday 16 May 2019

This article was first published at The Lush Times. For Indigenous Miskito people in Nicaragua, this is the reality. Scenes of political violence and civil unrest in Nicaragua have hit headlines ...