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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Six Trends Will Shape Nicaragua In The New Year

Posted by Editor
19/01/2019
Posted in Nicaragua

At present, there’s no end in sight for the crisis in Nicaragua. President Danny Ortega is tightening his grip on power as journalists, judges, students and other potential targets of his administration continue to flee. Worried that the Central American nation may soon follow in the same footsteps as Venezuela, officials from the EU, the …

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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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High-Profile Defections Begin in Embattled Nicaragua

Posted by Editor
12/01/2019
Posted in Nicaragua, USA

Less than a week after Venezuelan Supreme Court Justice Christian Zerpa fled Caracas, a similar defection was underway in Nicaragua. Speaking with the New York Times, Nicaraguan Supreme Court Justice Rafael Solis (pictured) detailed his noteworthy resignation. Although he is the first high-profile government official to defect from the Ortega administration in Nicaragua, he certainly …

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