What Ortega Has in Common with Other Dictators?

The history of dictators repeats itself. They repress and terrorize their population when they...

Nicaragua and the Trap of a Civil War

Daniel Ortega wants a civil war. Of all the possible scenarios to put an...

Guatemala Responds After President Attacks Anti-Corruption Protests (Photos)

Guatemalans took to the streets Friday to protest president Jimmy Morales' announcement that the...

Guatemala Independence Marked by Calls for Morales to Resign

As President Jimmy Morales gave a speech Friday night to celebrate Guatemala's 197 years...

“Globol Terrorism” in Nicaragua

In a mocking post on Twitter, we get this video when a “terrorist” drops...

US approves return of non-emergency personnel to Nicaragua

The United States on Wednesday approved the return to Nicaragua of non-emergency personnel and...

How Nicaragua’s good guys turned bad

New Internationalist (August 2018) – It hurts to breathe, please don’t let me fall...

Ortega says ‘ready to meet Trump’

President Daniel Ortega said he is open to meeting U.S. President Donald Trump at...

Civic Alliance calls for national strike Friday to demand the release of political prisoners

The Alianza Cívica por la Justicia y la Democracia (Civic Alliance for Justice and...

Hotels in Nicaragua Juggling to Deal with the Crisis

Reducing prices to attract local tourists is the main strategy being used by Nicaraguan...

Panama Call Centers Get Tax Exemption

In Panama, a bill that regulates the activities of call centers has been approved,...

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,...

Civic Alliance asks the Army to support peaceful exit to the crisis

The Civic Alliance asked the Nicaraguan Army to support “a peaceful solution to the...

Fear, Unknown Future for Nicaragua’s Student Protesters

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA — Jairo Bonilla was inside a Managua seminary last spring during a...

Students learn the art of opposition in Nicaragua

Managua: Hector Saballos, a member of the underground student movement, sits at a table...

Ortega prescribes “road of hell” to the people who rose against him

President Daniel Ortega accused the Nicaraguan opposition of trying to destroy the country’s economy...

Turn Off Your Phone!

HAVANA TIMES – Along with “Citizen, your ID Card please,” “Turn off your phone!”...

Venezuelan oil fueled the rise and fall of Nicaragua’s Ortega regime

The downfall of Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has been dizzyingly fast. In January 2018,...

Cuban Farmers Shrug Off Promise of Private Ownership

MATANZAS, CUBA — Cuba’s decision to change its constitution and allow private property ownership...

El Salvador, Taiwan Break Ties, Further Isolating Asian Isle

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Taiwan says it is breaking off diplomatic ties with El Salvador because...

“I’m certain we’ll bring down this dictatorship”

A lifelong Sandinista ideologue who fought in the final offensive against the Somoza dictatorship...

Nicaragua: How Ortega’s fragile alliance of the elite set the stage for crisis

Nicaragua had been hailed by many as the unrecognized economic growth story in Central...

Analysts: Nicaragua’s Ortega using Venezuelan tactics to suppress opposition

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is following the playbook of the socialist regime in Venezuela...

The Underground in Nicaragua in the time of Daniel Ortega

As if it were a déjà vu, many of those who suffered exile and...

Nicaragua Slashes Budget Due To Socio-Political Unrest

The Asamblea Nacional de Nicaragua (Nicaragua’s National Assembly) on Tuesday approved a drastic cut...

Is it really over? Is anyone really buying it?

(OPNION) Is it really over? The violence has stopped, peace and tranquility has now...

Nicaragua is on the verge of civil war. The fallout could become ‘biggest wild card’ in the U.S. midterms

It’s been just over thirty years since Nicaragua dominated U.S. headlines during the famous...

Disappearances Alarms Nicaraguan Socitety

Organizations of civil society and social movements denounced a process of forced disappearances in...

Retailers remain closed in Masaya for fear of armed groups

At least 10 businesses, located in central streets of the city of Masaya, remain...

Crisis in Nicaragua has left 70,000 people unemployed in the tourism sector

The crisis in Nicaragua since April 18 has left at least 70,000 people unemployed...

Northern Triangle Exceeds US$ 10 billion in remittances

Remittances sent by migrants to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, the Northern Triangle of...

Cuban Authorities Play a Dangerous Game by Granting a Little Bit of Freedom

The Cuban experiment has been an unmitigated failure and disaster. It has achieved virtually...

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