Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s “Days Are Numbered” According To The Trump Administration

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20/02/2019
Posted in Nicaragua, USA

President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton [pictured], took to Twitter today to reiterate President Trump’s assertion that Ortega’s “days are numbered.” The administration’s apparent re-prioritization of Nicaragua is hastening as dual humanitarian and diplomatic crises persist in Nicolás Maduro’s Venezuela. In the eyes of Bolton and President Trump, two members of Latin America’s “Troika …

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Former US Ambassador to Honduras Emphasizes Need for Career Ambassador in Tegucigalpa

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19/02/2019
Posted in Honduras

Contributing to The Hill, former US Ambassador to Honduras James D. Nealon expresses his concern regarding Marco Rubio’s apparently successful “block” of Francisco ‘Paco’ Palmieri’s ascent to the role. This matters. President Trump rails against caravans of Honduran migrants whom he believes represent an existential threat to our security.  He has deployed the U.S. military to the …

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Prominent Nicaraguan Journalist Claims the Resistance of the Press to be Key to Raising Hope in his Country

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18/02/2019
Posted in Nicaragua

Writing for the Spanish-language New York Times [NYT ES], Carlos F. Chamorro [pictured], a leading Nicaraguan journalist, expresses his unshakeable belief that the press is an institution essential to democratic societies – even in Nicaragua, where the well being and safety of journalists are increasingly subject to the discretions of the regime, as President Danny …

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US Democrats’ Push to Expose Elliott Abrams’ Questionable History Unearths Mass Grave in El Salvador

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15/02/2019
Posted in El Salvador, USA

President Donald Trump’s special envoy to Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, has a ‘special’ history in the Central American isthmus, which has led some US legislators, like Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to question his fit for the role. This week, archaeologists are in El Salvador at the site of the El Mozote massacre, where thirty eight years ago …

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Nicaragua Increasingly Resembles Venezuela

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09/02/2019
Posted in Nicaragua

It’s nearly been a year since the anti-pension reform protests in Nicaragua were met with a violent government crackdown. Over the course of these last several months, Nicaragua has begun to resemble 2017-2019 Venezuela in more ways than one. As President Danny Ortega’s aberration from democratic governance, tightening grip on the presidency, and relentless assault …

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