Carlos Chamorro, prominent independent journalist, flees Nicaragua

Posted by Editor
21/01/2019
Posted in Nicaragua

President Danny Ortega’s Nicaragua is rapidly becoming less hospitable to journalists, demonstrators and other opponents to the regime. Most recently, an incredibly visible and vocal critic of President Ortega, Carlos Chamorro (the Editor of Confidencial), has fled Nicaragua for Costa Rica after state security forces raided his offices. Chamorro wrote: “I will continue to fulfil …

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US Legislators Urge Action Against Guatemala

Posted by Editor
18/01/2019
Posted in Guatemala, USA

The constitutional crisis taking place in Guatemala is rapidly worsening, and legislators in Washington are taking notice. 47 US Dems ask Trump to sanction Guatemala government WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 47 Democratic members of Congress urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on corrupt officials in the government of Guatemala and …

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Nicaragua’s OAS Membership Is Vulnerable

Posted by Editor
17/01/2019
Posted in Nicaragua

International neighbors in the Western Hemisphere are beginning to indicate their willingness to act on their disapproval of President Danny Ortega’s administration in Nicaragua, which many observers liken to a 21st century dictatorship. Interestingly though, the nation’s Foreign Minister, Denis Moncada (pictured), has written to Marcelo Ebrard, his Mexican counterpart, for assistance. The Nicaraguan government has …

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Corrupt Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales Enjoys Seemingly Unconditional Support From Trump Administration

Posted by Editor
17/01/2019
Posted in Guatemala, USA

The Trump administration’s continued silence on President Morales’ decision to expel CICIG – a UN backed anti-corruption investigative body – speaks volumes. The White House has an unfortunate history with Guatemala, one that goes back decades and has only recently improved. However, the Trump administration’s decision to tacitly endorse the actions of President Morales endangers …

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