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IACHR: Nicaragua falls into “police state”

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) said on Thursday, during its 170th session, that the repressive escalation of the Government of Nicaragua against opponents and the media “has installed a regime of terror and the suppression of all freedoms”. The IACHR met on Thursday...

IACHR visits Costa Rica to monitor the situation of Nicaraguans migrants

In its report, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) says it conducted a working visit to Costa Rica from October 14-18, 2018 with the purpose of the visit was to monitor the situation of Nicaraguan asylum seekers and people in need of international...

Nicaragua Calls OAS Report Biased, ‘Fake News’

Nicaragua’s foreign minister said on Friday that a report by the OAS Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) about deadly political crisis in the country was slanted against the government. A demonstrator fires a homemade weapon as clashes between anti-government protesters and police continue in...

Human Rights Commission Charges Serious Violations, 76 Deaths in Nicaragua

MANAGUA – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on Monday condemned Nicaragua’s response to weeks of protests against President Daniel Ortega, criticising a crackdown that resulted in rights abuses including torture and possibly even murder. The IACHR charged on Monday that the material it...

Costa Rica’s Foreign Ministry Initiates Notification Process To Execute Court Order On Gay Marriage

The notification to public institutions to implement the order of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR), based in Costa Rica’s capital San Jose, on gay marriage was made this Friday. On Tuesday, the Court ruled that the countries that it oversees should treat same-sex...

Gay Couple Gets Ready To Say ‘Yes’ After Court Decision

Roberto Castillo and Mario Arias could become one of the first same-sex couples to marry in Costa Rica after the country received the order of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) - Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos in Spanish - to apply "Matrimonio...

IACHR: Venezuela Remains on Human Rights “Black List”

In the report, the IACHR highlights the violation of the right to freedom of press, as well as arbitrary detentions of the Venezuelan opposition (Clooking). TODAY VENEZUELA – On Thursday, the Organization of American States (OAS) published its annual report, which details that Venezuela and...

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