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It’s Now “Official” Costa Rica’s Pain In The Arse, Eden Pastora, Has Died

(TODAY NICARAGUA) There is really no end as to how far the dictator Daniel Ortega will go to deny over and over that Nicaragua does not have a pandemic on its hands, that all is under control, there is no community contagion and that...

Sandinistas Kill Protesters in Nicaragua and Now “Protest” in United States

More than 500 demonstrators were killed for protesting the Sandinista government in Nicaragua. Despite repression by the regime, Sandinista leaders marched in the streets of Miami, United States, allegedly against police abuse and racial profiling. Sandinistas kill protesters in Nicaragua and claim to support them...

Daniel Ortega’s negligence spreads the covid-19 in Nicaragua

(TODAY NICARAGUA) Gregorio could not say goodbye to his father. When he found out that he was dead, men uniformed from head to toe in a white waterproof jumpsuit and face masks were already burying him in the northern cemetery of the city of...

Daniel Ortega’s wife lashes out against Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Without saying the name, Rosario Murillo, Nicaragua's vice-president and wife of the dictator Daniel Ortega, lashed out against Costa Rica. Speaking in the official media on Tuesday, Murillo said: "This situation is taking place in Central America, where thousands of families depend on the...

Militarized Mexico is Starting to Look Like Venezuela

(Panampost.com) On Friday, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador signed an agreement that “extraordinarily” hands over the country’s public security tasks to the Armed Forces. It is the militarization of the State, de facto and de jure: while the López Obrador government has assigned public...

Nicaragua releases 2,800 prisoners to house arrest to contain virus

Managua (AFP) Nicaragua released more than 2,800 prisoners to house arrest on Wednesday to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, but advocates said there were no political prisoners among them. Nicaragua has reported only 25 coronavirus cases and 8 deaths, but civil society groups...

Dictator Daniel Ortega reappears without any plan to face the Covid-19 pandemic

After 34 days of being absent from public and sparking speculation about his health, even rumors of his death, and his administration’s handling of the new coronavirus, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega reappeared on Wednesday in public and assured that the country is fighting “patiently”...

Daniel Ortega bests his record of absences in office: 30 days

Daniel Ortega has broken his own record of absences in office. After 30 days without any public appearance, the President of Nicaragua passing his longest absent period in the last two years. The absence of Ortega for more than four weeks, while his counterparts in...

Lucía Pineda assures that “Daniel Ortega will soon come out of his eternal quarantine”

100% Noticias journalist Lucía Pineda tweeted Monday morning that President Daniel Ortega will be released from his eternal quarantine at any time, after the president’s 24-day absence from public amid the covid-19 pandemic. Pineda assures that Ortega has the habit of “disappearing” in what she...

Nicolas Maduro slammed Donald Trump as a “racist cowboy”

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro called his US counterpart Donald Trump “a miserable” after Washington accused him of “narcoterrorism” and offered a reward for his arrest. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has refuted the US accusations, calling Donald Trump “a miserabla” and “acts not only as a...

NO Emergency Over Coronavirus In Nicaragua; ALL Tourists Welcome, Even From Countries With Confirmed Covid-19 Cases

While most of the world is in a pandemic over the coronavirus covid-19, in Nicaragua there is no “Emergency” and all visitors, even from countries with confirmed cases of covid-19 will have no restrictions for moving around in Nicaragua Fascade of the Fernando Velez Pais...

Venezuela suspends flights from Europe and Colombia

Nervousness about the spread of the coronavirus covid-19 deepens its footprint in Latin America. This Thursday, Venezuela announced the suspension for a month of all flights from Europe and Colombia. Venezuela has suspended the arrival of flights from Europe, Colombia, Iran, Japan, South Korea and...

Colombian President Meeting with Donald Trump

Colombian President Iván Duque met with U.S. president Trump n the Oval Office at the White House on Monday. In brief remarks, the two leaders reaffirmed the relationship between the countries and talked about humanitarian issues in Venezuela. Colombia and the United States have been...

Ortega government lifts blockade against La Prensa

The government of Daniel Ortega earlier this month lifted the blockade of paper and ink, which has held illegally in the warehouses of the General Directorate of Customs (DGA) for more than a year, that was preventing Nicaragua’s oldest and most renowned newspaper, La...

Italy Deported Laureano Ortega; In Spain He Is Called “Asesino” by Protesters

The Government of Italy declared Laureano Ortega, son of President Daniel Ortega, a persona non grata, and therefore did not allow him to enter the country, where he would have attended an opera concert. Nicaraguan protesters in Madrid against Laureano Ortega, representative of the Nicaraguan...

Biden Family Scandal spreads to Costa Rica

Joe Biden’s family’s domestic and international and business dealings are linked to the former vice president’s political influence, explained Peter Schweizer, author of Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite, president of the Government Accountability Institute, and senior contributor at Breitbart News. “Everything...

Guaidó meets Pompeo, condemns Venezuela for links to terrorism

Bogota, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó joined leaders from the United States and Latin America in condemning President Nicolás Maduro as a promoter of terrorism as he tried Monday to buoy international support for his flagging movement. Colombia’s President Ivan Duque, Vice...

Protests to intensify this year, Colombia union leader says

(Reuters) – Protests against the social and economic policies of Colombian President Ivan Duque will restart with more intensity this year, a top union leader said. Marchers in Colombia held mass demonstrations in November and December last year to demand a varied laundry list of...

Nicaragua’s opposition unites against Ortega administration

(AP) – Nicaragua’s two main opposition groups announced the formation of a coalition Friday aimed at winning the 2021 elections and ending President Daniel Ortega’s rule. Representatives of the Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy and Blue and White National Unity said they hope to...

Nicaraguan Migrants Travel South After Northern Neighbors Tighten Borders

The ongoing socio-political crisis in Nicaragua has caused large numbers of Nicaraguans to migrate to neighboring nations in Latin America. Similar to Costa Rica, Panama is facing numerous issues related to the influx of Nicaraguan migrants. Photo UN Migration According to Panamanian Director of the National...

Venezuela opposition denounces ‘parliamentary coup’

Venezuela’s government on Sunday announced that a dissident opposition politician and rival to Juan Guaido had been named the new head of congress, a move opposition leaders have denounced as a “parliamentary coup.” Guaido unsuccessfully tried to enter the legislative palace by leaping over a fence Troops with...

Maduro survives 2019

The Trump administration and the Venezuela opposition believed — insisted, in fact — that 2019 would be the year President Nicolás Maduro would fall. Maduro on the balcony of the Miraflores Palace on the day Guaidó declared himself president. Photo: Edilzon Gamez/Getty Images The big picture:...

Brazil Poll Shows Growing Rejection of Bolsonaro

The far-right government’s positive rating had already declined in Ibope’s four previous polls this year, falling from 35 percent in April. Its negative rating has risen from 27 percent in April. The approval rating of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is dropping steadily and its...

FARC Peace Deal a Smokescreen for Corruption

On Friday, 7th October 2016, we learned that after thirty-four years, a Colombian had won the second Nobel Prize in the country’s history. This time a less exciting and more political one because it is awarded by a committee delegated by the Norwegian Parliament. Former...

Pompeo: U.S. will maintain pressure on Ortega “until liberties are restored” in Nicaragua

U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, highlighted on Monday the pressure exerted by the Trump administration on the administration of President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua, which has been the target of several sanctions for human rights violations. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo “The United States...

Colombia is number one in Latin America

When the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ran the rule over Latin America last month, it decided it needed to be far less bullish about growth forecasts for all of the region’s biggest economies — except one. Colombia, the IMF said, was still on track to...

Nicaragua police clash with protesters

The four express pickets that took place last Saturday in Managua, despite the immense police and paramilitary deployment, represent the only form of pressure that Nicaraguans have to fight for “the rights confiscated” by the Ortega dictatorship, according to Juan Sebastián Chamorro , executive...

Nicaraguan professionals seek safety in Costa Rica

Doctors, lawyers and professors are among professionals forced to flee their homeland for doing their jobs, applying for asylum in neighbouring Costa Rica when anti-government protests broke out in Nicaragua in 2018. Nicaragua lawyer and rights activist Braulio Abarca, 28, pictured at a church in...

Treasury set to expand sanctions for Ortega regime

The United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control will add regulations to strengthen previously imposed sanctions against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s regime. OFAC said in a Sept. 4 Federal Register notice that it will “supplement” its Nicaragua Sanctions Regulations with additional guidance, general...

Nicaraguan Army In Line With Ortega’s Version Of An Attempted Coup

The head of the Nicaraguan Army, General Julio César Avilés Castillo, for the first time made his position publicly clear, in line with the official discourse, he considers the civil protests an attempted coup against the Daniel Ortega. President Daniel Ortega described the speech of...

Colombia’s peace process under stress

Three years after negotiating a landmark peace agreement with the Colombian government, a top commander of the now defunct FARC guerrilla group has called for “a new stage in the armed struggle.” FARC commander Iván Márquez issued a return to armed struggle in a video...

Anti-imperialist march takes to the streets of Caracas

International delegates who are part of the meeting of the First International Meeting of Working Class in Venezuela joined in a massive march of the revolutionary forces in favor of national sovereignty and against the U.S. economic blockade took the streets of downtown Caracas,...

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