Independent Investigative Body Accuses Nicaraguan President & Government Officials of Crimes Against Humanity

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21/12/2018
Posted in Nicaragua, USA

After months of investigation, the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts concluded that the President of Nicaragua and several administration officials must be investigated for crimes against humanity, confirming what many Latin America observers already knew – President Danny Ortega is a dictator whose station and power survive through violence and repression. “It is a clear …

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Ortega Administration Expels International Human Rights Probe

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19/12/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

In Nicaragua, President Danny Ortega is governing with an increasingly authoritarian administration in what was, until recently, relatively safe and politically stable country compared to its Northern Triangle neighbors of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. This week, President Ortega expelled an international human rights probe that was investigating an estimated 320 student deaths during demonstrations …

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“We’re Still Alive And Fighting To Return To a Different Nicaragua”

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17/12/2018

Since anti-government demonstrations began in April, the aggressive and violent response from the Nicaraguan government – led by the increasingly authoritarian President Danny Ortega – has driven a many as 20,000 Nicaraguans to flee to neighboring countries in the region, primarily Costa Rica. This week, a caravan of displaced Nicaraguans is departing Costa Rica for …

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Reinvigorated Repression of Independent Media and NGOs in Nicaragua

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16/12/2018
Posted in Nicaragua, USA

Over the course of this year, President Danny Ortega of Nicaragua has gone from imperfect democratic leader to dictator, akin to the very authoritarian leaders whom he once fought so determinedly in his youth. (Carlos Chamorro, pictured, is the Director of “Confidencial,” a major independent newspaper in Nicaragua at the forefront of the domestic opposition …

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