Nicaragua Daily update ⋅ June 11, 2021
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US Sanctions Nicaragua: Accuses Leftist Government Of Undermining Democracy WVTF
SARAH MCCAMMON, HOST: In the past week, Nicaraguan police have jailed as many as seven opposition activists, including four who were hoping ...


US vows to review trade cooperation with Nicaragua if elections unfair WHBL News
Repeating a U.S. call for the immediate release of jailed Nicaraguan opposition and civil society leaders, Chung said the U.S. government does not ...

US vows to review trade cooperation with Nicaragua if elections unfair - WTVB News
Official: US told Nicaragua it would respect free elections - Jacksonville Journal-Courier
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The Macbeth of Managua Axes His Rivals — And Writes More Nicaraguan Tragedy WLRN
THE MACBETHS OF MANAGUA Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega (right) and his wife and Vice President Rosario Murillo in Managua in 2019.


Official: US told Nicaragua it would respect free elections Minneapolis Star Tribune
MEXICO CITY — A senior U.S. official said Thursday that less than two week ago, Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Nicaragua's foreign minister ...


Opinion: Nicaragua's dangerous slide towards authoritarianism Deutsche Welle
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega once fought a right-wing dictatorship in his country, earning him support worldwide. Now, democratic forces need to ...


New US sanctions amid calls to free Nicaragua opposition figures FRANCE 24
The global community urged Nicaragua Wednesday to free four recently-detained opposition presidential candidates, as the United States announced ...


President Daniel Ortega clamps down on Nicaragua's opposition The Economist
ON JUNE 2ND Cristiana Chamorro, an opposition hopeful in Nicaragua's forthcoming presidential election, was placed under house arrest. It came a ...


At least 7 Nicaraguan opposition leaders detained ahead of election CNN
... seven of President Daniel Ortega's most high-profile opponents have been detained months before a crucial election in Nicaragua as Ortega seeks ...


Nicaragua: Oretga ensures pre-election period 'plagued by repression' as political challengers ... Amnesty International UK
“The Nicaraguan authorities are once again using the judiciary to intimidate and silence human rights defenders, political activists and journalists.


Nicaragua Plunges Deeper Into Authoritarianism pbssocal.org
Human rights defender Bianca Jagger is one of Nicaragua's best-known pro-democracy advocates and joins the show to explain what's going on. Read ...