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News: Nicaragua

We have started to collect the most important news related to Nicaragua in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Nicaraguan activists sentenced to more than 200 years

Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 13:10

Medardo Mairena and Pedro Mena, who led anti-government protests, are found guilty of "terrorism".
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Carlos Fernando Chamorro: Nicaraguan journalist flees citing threats

Monday, January 21st 2019, 11:40
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Government critic Carlos Fernando Chamorro says he has gone into exile in Costa Rica.
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Nicaraguan police 'beat' journalists protesting at office raid

Sunday, December 16th 2018, 10:37

The reported beatings come during a protest by journalists against police raids on their offices.
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Acid attack on Nicaragua priest during confession

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 11:09

Miguel Guevara had just finished hearing confession when a woman threw acid in his face.
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US sanctions on Nicaragua's Vice-President Rosario Murillo

Tuesday, November 27th 2018, 23:58
related countries: United States United States

Rosario Murillo, wife of President Ortega, and her security adviser are accused of human rights abuses.
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Nicaragua arson attack kills six members of the same family

Friday, November 9th 2018, 0:07

Six members of one family died in an arson attack during clashes in Nicaragua.
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Nicaragua expels UN team after critical report

Saturday, September 1st 2018, 2:29

A UN human rights mission in Nicaragua has been asked to leave by the government.
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UN condemns Nicaragua government 'repression and torture'

Wednesday, August 29th 2018, 15:35

The UN Human Rights Office says prisoners have been tortured and female detainees raped.
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Costa Rica march in solidarity with Nicaraguan migrants

Saturday, August 25th 2018, 23:24

The event was held after an anti-migrant demonstration a week ago ended in clashes and many arrests.
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Chamorro: Nicaragua protests must be 'peaceful'

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 15:38

A Nicaraguan opposition leader says the country is now facing a "national revolt" by many groups.
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A Nicaraguan spring? Understanding a crisis in five objects

Monday, July 30th 2018, 0:01

For more than 100 days Nicaragua has been gripped by a political crisis that has left more than 350 dead.
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Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega's brother calls on him to end violence

Saturday, July 28th 2018, 12:39

Daniel Ortega must curb deadly paramilitaries blamed for months of unrest, brother Humberto says.
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