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Pope Francis Lifts Sanction on Nicaraguan Poet Ernesto Cardenal

After 35 years, the Vatican reversed the punishment again former priest and member of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN), Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal. After hearing the news, Cardenal celebrated mass from his hospital bed. Nicaraguan Poet and Liberation Theologist Ernesto Cardenal delivers a speech...

Carlos plans to travel through Latin America to advocate for Nicaragua and Venezuela

President Carlos Alvarado is considering to travel through Latin America to advocate for a solution to the socio-political crisis in Nicaragua and Venezuela. In the caricature by Crhoy.com, we see the prez with his suitcase packed with "soluciones para las crisis en esas dos naciones"...

Costa Rica Says 13 Ticos Detained and One Assassinated in Nicaragua Since The Beginning of the Protests Against Ortega

Thirteen Costa Ricans have been arrested and one was killed in Nicaragua since the April 18, 2018 protests broke out over pension reforms that became a demand for the departure of President Daniel Ortega and his wife and vice-president Rosario Murillo. The Consul General of...

Expropriation of Private Property: the Socialist Dream of Bill de Blasio, Fidel Castro, and Hugo Chavez

With the rising influence of socialism in the Democratic Party, and the real power and influence of groups like the Democratic Socialists of America, it’s hardly outlandish to suggest that the ideology is playing an increasingly important role on the national stage. Bernie Sanders,...

Nicaragua Police attributes murder of four its officers to a gang based in Costa Rica

Police in Nicaragua assure that the four officers killed in the country's southern border, is by members of a criminal gang based in Costa Rica In a statement released Thursday afternoon, the Nicaraguan National Police say that "a police patrol was attacked cowardly, coming under...

Ortega Top Supreme Court Judge Resigns, Denounces Dictatorship in Nicaragua and Takes Refuge In Costa Rica

The ex-magistrate of Nicaragua's Supreme Court of Justice, Rafael Solis Cerda, entered Costa Rica one day before submitting his resignation his position and denouncing the existence of "a dictatorship" and "a state of terror" in his native country. Solís, a man considered close to President...

Costa Rica’s New Chancellor Will Have A “More Active Role” In The Crisis in Nicaragua and Venezuela

President Carlos Alvarado said on Tuesday his government will give greater impetus to the approach of the crisis in Nicaragua and Venezuela, as part of a new phase in the foreign policy of the country. The president made the statement was made during the official...

PXMOLINA: The Flutist of Central America…

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Skeleton of ‘Ripped’ Woman Who Lived 5,900 Years Ago Discovered in Nicaragua

The skeleton of a ‘muscular’ woman who lived 5,900 years ago and had bulging forearms has been discovered in what is now Nicaragua. The excavated burial (top) of the ancient woman, next to an illustration (bottom) of how she was buried in a shallow oval...

Beatriz Becerra: The MEP Fighting for Freedom in Nicaragua and Venezuela

Two days before the end of 2018, the MEP and vice president of the Human Rights subcommittee of the European Parliament, Beatriz Becerra, said through her Twitter account: “I promise to remain firm with Venezuela, accompanying their struggle to recover their freedom and future....

Costa Rica: ‘It’s not Nicaragua Who Determines The Legality of the Application of the Democratic Charter’

Costa Rica rejected the statements of the Nicaraguan Foreign Minister, Denis Moncada, who described as illegal the process that could suspend his country from the Organization of American States (OAS). "It is not the Nicaraguan Chancellor who determines the legality or otherwise of the application...

OAS Asks Costa Rica to Activate Democratic Charter on Nicaragua

Costa Rica said Saturday it has received a request from the head of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, to activate a process of invoking the Inter-American Democratic Charter against Nicaragua amid alleged abuses in the country. In a statement, Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry...

Costa Rica Will Promote In International Forums Strategy To Protect Nicaragua Journalists

The government of Carlos Alvarado is working on the development of a protocol to protect Nicaraguan journalists due to the recent repressive attacks against the independent press in that country. "We are developing a strategy because we are very concerned about the escalation of violence...

Costa Rican Journalist Remains in Nicaragua Jail; Costa Rica Reacts

The Costa Rican - Nicaragua journalist, Lucía Piñeda, jailed in Nicaragua for alleged crimes of instigation of terrorist acts and inciting hatred, now in her sixth day in the infamous El Chipote prison in Managua, will be going to trial on January 25. Piñeda, 45,...

Costa Rican – Nicaraguan Journalist Detained For ‘Terrorism’ In Nicaragua’s press crackdown

Lucia Pineda, a dual citizen and managing editor of cable news television station 100% Noticias, is accused by the government of Daniel Ortega for the “provocation, proposition, and conspiracy to commit terrorist acts” and of inciting hate for the national police, according to a...

Honduran president during US-funded ‘Contra’ war on Nicaragua dies

Roberto Suazo Cordova, president of Honduras during the US-financed "Contra" war against Nicaragua of the 1980s, died on Saturday, officials said. Suazo, who was president from 1982 to 1986, was being treated at a military hospital near Tegucigalpa for cardiac issues when he died, the...

Costa Rica Concerned Over Daniel Ortega’s New Plan

A New Diplomatic Conflict Brewing With Nicaragua in the face Daniel Ortega's plan to declare the Harbor Head lagoon as a wild refuge

Nicaragua qualifies president Carlos Alvarado as ‘ill-educated, meddlesome, contemptuous and snoopy’

The government of Daniel Ortega did not hold anything back to offend President Carlos Alvarado for his criticism of the internal situation in Nicaragua. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua issued a statement Friday where it calls Alvarado, among others things, "ill-educated, meddlesome, contemptuous...

They charged ¢3,000 ($5) For Crossing Illegally Into Costa Rica

The Policía de Fronteras (Border Police) at the Los Chiles border post with Nicaragua, in the north, detained two alleged human traffickers on Friday. The men were surprised by the border police when they were entering the country through an illegal crossing with a group...

Nicaragua’s Ortega Accuses Costa Rica of ???

The government of Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega, last week, before an international stage, on Friday, accused the Costa Rican government of “many dead” during the ongoing strike by public sector workers against the Plan Fiscal (tax reform) and incurring “massive human rights violations” during the...

Man Who Murdered His ‘Significant Other’ in Costa Rica Was Convicted in Nicaragua

After three years on the lam, a Nicaraguan man was arrested and convicted in his country for murdering his significant other in the Guanacaste town of Filadeldia, in Costa Rica. The man was identified as Misael García Calero, sought by Santa Cruz authorities for the...

Nicaragua accuses Costa Rica of ‘numerous deaths’ and ‘massive human rights violations’ during strike

As a distraction to the current situation in Nicaragua before the international stage, on Friday, the government of Daniel Ortega accused the Costa Rican government of "many dead" during the ongoing strike by public sector workers against the Plan Fiscal (tax reform) and incurring...

U.S. banks warned to watch for corrupt cash from Nicaragua

The U.S. has ratcheted up the pressure on the government of Daniel Ortega for its crackdown on political opponents, with the U.S. Treasury Department officials warning American banks to be wary of corrupt officials moving cash from embattled Nicaragua into the U.S. financial system. Anti-government...

Ortega Says Planned US Sanctions Will Bring Poverty To Nicaragua

President Daniel Ortega criticized Saturday the draft sanctions that the United States Congress is discussing against his government saying such actions would bring poverty and economic troubles to his Nicaragua. Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega waves to his supporters during a march in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday,...

Nicaraguan Migrants Fleeing Turmoil Test Costa Rica’s Good Will

(NYT) - PEÑAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica — The three men, fearing for their lives, left their homes in western Nicaragua under the cover of night. A taxi drove them south for hours. At a bend in a road, they got out, walked through scrubland...

‘They Tortured a U.S. Citizen’: Communist Repression Continues Against Students in Nicaragua

Marco Noel Novoa survived over a week of intense torture in a Nicaraguan prison, exacerbated by the communist regime knowing his status as a U.S. citizen and fearing he was working for the CIA. In remarks to Breitbart News this week, Novoa says the violence...

Nicaragua and the Trap of a Civil War

Daniel Ortega wants a civil war. Of all the possible scenarios to put an end to the tragedy that Nicaragua lives, it is the only one that can assure his permanence in power. In all the others, his leaving is certain. “Surely, the darkness of...

Lilo Zárate: 5’2 bad latina!

Don’t ever piss off a short Latina. They’re like cute, tiny, adorable ninjas of death, who are at the perfect height to punch you in the balls. See more of Lilo at VOLEMO!    

US approves return of non-emergency personnel to Nicaragua

The United States on Wednesday approved the return to Nicaragua of non-emergency personnel and diplomats’ family members after they were pulled from the country during weeks of deadly anti-government protests. U.S. Embassy in Managua The US Embassy UU in Managua expects to resume routine visa services,...

Independence Torch Ceremony To Be in La Cruz

This year, due to the crisis in Nicaragua, the Independence Day torch will be delayed about 90 minutes in arriving at the Peñas Blancas border. In previous years, normally the torch arrived at 10:00 am but for this year it is expected that the...

Costa Rica Will Receive The Independece Torch On Nicaragua Soil Without Traditions Or Speeches

Independence Day is approaching. As is tradition, the 'Antorcha de la Independencia' (Independence Torch) each year makes its way from Guatemala to Costa Rica, ending its journey through Central America in Cartago on September 15. And as is tradition, on each Sept. 13 the torch...

An interview with Daniel Ortega, President of Nicaragua: Blames Socio-Political Crisis on Yankee Expansionism

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, EFE spoke with Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega in Managua, the nation’s capital, about the ongoing turmoil in the country.  Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega, speaks during a press conference with EFE news agency in Managua, Nicaragua, Sept. 4, 2018. EFE/Jorge Torres Below is the full...

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