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

News source: http://www.startribune.com/nicaragua-releases-100-jailed-protesters-to-house-arrest/510188262/
Publicated on: onday 20 May 2019

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — The Nicaraguan government released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest Monday, including three human rights activists. The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all ...

News Nicaragua » Security: 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

Student-led protests against social security reforms began in April 2018 and grew in ... told a Nicaraguan news outlet that she would travel to Nicaragua for the funeral, but with trepidation. "If ...

News Nicaragua » Security: 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 ... in a crackdown on protests that were triggered in April last year by a social security reform but quickly swelled ...

News Nicaragua » Security: Man killed in Nicaragua served in U.S. Navy

News source: https://www.avpress.com/news/man-killed-in-nicaragua-served-in-u-s-navy/article_3de5b828-79e7-11e9-8cfb-3b7bb7436449.html
Publicated on: Saturday 18 May 2019

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died ... Student-led protests against social security reforms began in April 2018 and grew in scope to demand Ortega’s exit from office and ...

News Nicaragua » Security: Brookline Sister City Project announces plans to bolster clean water access in Nicaragua

News source: https://brookline.wickedlocal.com/news/20190520/brookline-sister-city-project-announces-plans-to-bolster-clean-water-access-in-nicaragua
Publicated on: onday 20 May 2019

Reilley has taken several trips to Nicaragua in order to assess the immediate needs ... “The president made cuts to social security and there were widespread demonstrations throughout the country and ...

News Nicaragua » Security: Nicaragua: The War of 2018

News source: https://dissidentvoice.org/2019/05/nicaragua-the-war-of-2018/
Publicated on: Wednesday 15 May 2019

In addition to Nicaragua’s current and historical geo-strategic importance ... The protests came following announced changes to the country’s social security programs, falsely presented by the media ...

News Nicaragua » Security: Trump’s 'Troika of Tyranny' Meddles in Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua

News source: https://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/14469
Publicated on: onday 06 May 2019

Under the guise of protecting human rights, the Trump administration is illegally meddling in three countries it has dubbed the “troika of tyranny” — Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua. National Security ...

News Nicaragua » Security: Nicaragua's Bancorp Asks to Cease Operations After U.S. Sanctions

News source: https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2019-04-24/nicaraguas-bancorp-asks-to-cease-operations-after-us-sanctions
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton last week called Bancorp ... Bancorp was created in 2015 as a subsidiary of Alba de Nicaragua, known as Albanisa. The company is a joint venture of Venezuela ...

News Nicaragua » Security: Business group: Nicaragua's economy in 'free fall'

News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/business-group-nicaragua-economy-free-fall-62609995
Publicated on: Wednesday 24 April 2019

Nicaragua's economy is in "free fall" a year after anti-government ... Protests began in April 2018 against cuts to social security pensions, but quickly spread to other grievances against the ...

News Nicaragua » Security: Frontline Nicaragua

News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2019/04/frontline-nicaragua-190410143455004.html
Publicated on: Wednesday 10 April 2019

I was even more surprised to read Pastora's claim that it had been Ortega's idea to arm paramilitaries to better enable Nicaragua's security forces to retake towns and universities that the students ...

News Nicaragua » Security: Nicaragua refugees: 'I don't understand why people hate us'

News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-47934961
Publicated on: Wednesday 17 April 2019

22 April: Mr Ortega scraps the proposed reforms after clashes between demonstrators and security forces result in several deaths. 8 July: The deadliest day of clashes in Nicaragua since protests ...

News Nicaragua » Security: 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 ...