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Ortega Receives Credentials From U.S. Ambassador To Nicaragua

President Daniel Ortega received on Tuesday the credentials of 11 new ambassadors in Nicaragua, including Kevin Sullivan, from the United States. U.S. ambassador to Nicaragua Kevin Sullivan (left) with Nicaragua president Daniel Ortega during the official ceremony of the presential of credentials by the dimplomatic...

Sanctions law against the government of Nicaragua will soon be in the hands of Trump

Next week, the United States Congress is expected to approve amendments to the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality (NICA) Act, and then it will pass to President Donald Trump to sign it. U.S. President Donald Trump will have ten days to sign the law that will approve...

US Sanctions Nicaraguan Officials, Including Ortega’s Wife

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order targeting sanctioning Rosario Murillo, Nicaragua’s vice-president and wife of President Daniel Ortega, and one of his aides under a new executive order allowing Washington to target Nicaraguan officials for a crackdown on anti-government protests. Rosario...

The Contrast of Two Of Nicaragua’s Most Prominent Ladies: Violeta and Rosario

Doña Violeta Chamorro is the antonym to Rosario Murillo. Doña Violeta worked to reconcile the country, worked for the peace of her people; Rosario, however, encourages war between the people. Violeta Chamorro (left) and Rosario Murillo (right) One was president. Chamorro fought along side Daniel Ortega...

OAS Seeks A Sentence for Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo

A few hours before this Wednesday’s fourth session of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS), in Washington,  which will discuss the bloody sociopolitical crisis in Nicaragua, at least thirteen countries of the hemisphere are promoting a resolution of condemnation against...

Ortega A No-Show. Protesters Refuse to Back Down.

MANAGUA – The crowds waited. The official and independent press waited. They had been called to the  Seminario La Fatima, just outside of Managua, for 8:00 a.m. to be let in by 9 am. It was now over 10 a.m. and nothing. Waiting on the...

Thousands Take Part In Renewed Anti-Ortega Rallies

Thousands of Nicaraguans have taken part in new anti-Ortega protests in Managua, Matagalpa, and Chinandega. Since Wednesday, wearing the blue and white of the Nicaragua flag, protesters held pictures of people reportedly killed in the first days of demonstrations last month. The unrest began on April...

Evangelical Churches Of Nicaragua Call For Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo To Resign

Rosario Murillo and Daniel Ortega. The Apostolic Network of Nicaragua calls for the power couple to respect the will of the majority of the people and leave Nicaragua peacefully, because “the people of Nicaragua are no longer accepting their systems and policies.” The  Ministerio Red...

Troubles At Home Forces Daniel Ortega To Stay Put, Not Travel To Costa Rica

Nicaragua president, Daniel Ortega, in the middle of the worst citizen uprising that has shaken his government of the last 11 years, that has seen university students and citizens clash with police and supporters, leaving more than 45 dead and hundreds injured, meant staying...

Nicaragua: “There Are Decades Where Nothing Happens And There Are Weeks Where Decades Take Place”

“From now on the History of Nicaragua is decided by the people and nobody else,” was the resounding message of Monsignor Silvio José Báez, launched on Saturday during the gigantic march of repudiation against the massacre of fifty young Nicaraguans, has two direct recipients:...

Nicaragua’s Unfinished Revolution Takes A New Turn

(Bloomberg) Whether brandishing a Kalashnikov or a stacked court, Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has proven especially resilient. The onetime guerrilla insurgent turned autocrat has endured turmoil, outsmarted opponents and coopted rivals to lock down four presidential mandates spread out across 38 years, marshal economic...

Zoilamérica Ortega Murillo Speaks Out Of Her Stepfather: ‘Daniel Ortega Invents Conspiracy’

"The president comes out to invent that there is a conspiracy because he does not have the lucidity nor the audacity to admit that the people are claiming autonomy, without external political leadership. For his inability to accept mistakes, for that fundamentalism in the...

Nicaragua Ex-Diplomat Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann Dies at 84

Former Nicaraguan diplomat, priest and intellectual Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann | Photo: Gobierno de Nicaragua TODAY NICARAGUA; Former Nicaraguan diplomat, priest and intellectual Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann died Thursday, months after suffering a stroke. D’Escoto Brockmann, 84, was a longtime leader within the Sandinista National Liberation Front, FSLN,...

Daniel and Rosario Nicaragua’s Power Couple

Some 3.8 million Nicaraguans were called to vote for Sunday’s election. Opposition estimates up to 80% didn’t vote.(Today Nicaragua) Despite a ‘massive’ abstention, threats and harassment at election centres, some centres staying open past the 6:00pm closing time, Nicaragua has voted. And though the...

Nicaragua Votes Today

President Daniel Ortega and Nicaragua’s First Lady, Rosario Murillo, head to the polls today, to be elected President and Vice-President.(Today Nicaragua) MANAGUA: Nicaragua’s first couple, President Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo, easily lead the field ahead of elections today, Sunday that look...

A Real-Life ‘House of Cards’ in Nicaragua

(NY Times) MANAGUA, Nicaragua — She started out as a teenage mother working as a newspaper secretary, then spent decades of revolution, conflict, power and public scandal at the side of one of the region’s most influential men. Rosario Murillo greeted supporters in 2014 in...

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