Nicaragua’s Courageous Youth Revolution

Posted by Mike Phillips
07/06/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

Writing in The Atlantic, Tim Rogers examines the tumultuous events in Nicaragua, where a broad section of the population, led mainly by the youth population, is confronting Daniel Ortega’s government amid escalating levels of violence and repression. The asymmetrical fighting has claimed the lives of at least 120 people, including one U.S. citizen, and injured …

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President Ortega Gets an Earful: Nicaraguan opposition groups want their voices heard following government crackdown

Posted by Editor
17/05/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

This week President Danny Ortega hosted a public forum to “hear” the grievances of private, civic and student groups in Nicaragua. Though, what actually transpired can hardly be mistaken for “civil dialogue.” “The dialogue is to demand justice for the victims and that Daniel Ortega leave power because he no longer has the capacity to …

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The Call to Arms Over Pension Reform

Posted by Editor
27/04/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

After several years of abuse by the Sandinista regime of President Danny Ortega, it looks like surprise pension reform is the straw that broke the Nicaraguan’s backs. Yet even with “broken backs,” Nicaraguans are standing up to Ortega. Protesters have filled the streets and faced tear gas, rubber bullets and violent police as they demonstrate …

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