Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ June 22, 2022

At least 350 were killed in Nicaragua's forceful response to 2018 protests - YouTube YouTube
In 2018, Nicaraguans revolted. Thousands took to the streets to protest Ortega's proposed cuts to social security for seniors.

Yubrank Suazo: a Month in Solitary Confinement in Nicaragua - Havana Times Havana Times
... was the lawyer Maynor Curtis, during the first hearing in which he was accused of “conspiracy to undermine” the state of Nicaragua.

Cubans spend $23,000 to reach the U.S. via the "Nicaragua route" - Confidencial Confidencial
“That's very difficult in Cuba,” he added. The two of them have joined the tens of thousands of Cubans who've taken advantage of Nicaragua's decision ...

Nicaragua preps Panamericana Norte highway tender - BNamericas BNamericas
Nicaragua is preparing a rehabilitation tender for the Portezuelo-La Mercedes stretch of the Panamericana Norte highway.

1st batch of COV-Iran Barakat vaccine arrives in Nicaragua - Mehr News Agency Mehr News Agency
TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – The first cargo of Iran's domestically-made COVID-19 vaccine (COV-Iran Barakat) arrived in Nicaragua on Tuesday June 21.

Nicaraguan opposition groups remind Gustavo Petro of his criticism of Ortega - Confidencial Confidencial
I would not recognize them (the elections in Nicaragua),” said the then Colombian presidential candidate on November 10, 2021. Days later, on November ...

Iran exports COVID-19 vaccines to Nicaragua - Tehran Times Tehran Times
TEHRAN – Nicaragua received 200000 doses of vaccines against COVID-19 from Iran on Tuesday.

Immigration crisis: Illegal border crossings into US hit record highs - EL PAÍS in English EL PAÍS in English
Border authorities registered more than 239000 encounters in May, as a growing number of migrants from Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, ...

The IAPA repudiated the confiscation and closure of another media outlet in Nicaragua The Gal Times
The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) condemned on Monday the confiscation of the Nicaraguan portal Trinchera de la Noticia and pointed out ...

Biden Gets Us Surrounded In Americas - LifeZette LifeZette
Fox: “Nicaragua approved Russian forces to train within its borders and conduct military drills with the Nicaraguan army just after the U.S. imposed ...