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Ortega assumes the presidency for the fifth time

TODAY NICARAGUA - Since the date was established, paradoxically the former president of Nicaragua, Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, wife of the former director of LA PRENSA and Martyr of Public Liberties, Pedro Joaquín Chamorro...

“Ortega Not a legitimately elected president, but the jailer of an entire nation”

TODAY NICARAGUA - In an opinion post this January 10, 2022, Carlos F. Chamorro, independent journalist and founder of Confidencial, son of Nicaragua's former president, Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, recalls the 44th anniversary of...

Nicaragua, the new springboard to the US that Cubans are betting on regardless of cost

TODAY NICARAGUA  (La Prensa) The free visa for Cubans to enter Nicaragua has encouraged thousands of Cubans to reinforce the route via Nicaragua to reach the United States. The decision of the Daniel Ortega regime...

Nicaragua delivers ancient Taiwanese goods to China

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) The Government of Nicaragua reported on Monday that all the assets that the Government of Taiwan had in the country remain "with absolute and unrestricted ownership of the domain" of China,...

UN denounces a long list of irregularities in the Nicaraguan elections

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) - The elections on November 7 in Nicaragua, in which President Daniel Ortega obtained 75% of the votes, were surrounded by numerous irregularities and most of the opposition was prevented from...
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Orteguista police puts into practice “razzia”, according to the GIEI

The Grupo Interdisciplinario de Expertos Independientes (GIEI) - Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts - found that the Policia Orteguista (PO) carried out a fascist...

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UK sanctions senior Nicaraguan officials for ‘rigged’ elections

TODAY NICARAGUA - The United Kingdom announced on Monday sanctions against eight senior Nicaraguan officials, including the country's vice-president and first lady, Rosario Murillo, after the “rigged” presidential elections on November 7. "The Ortega regime...

The dictator is still there

TODAY NICARAGUA - Why did Daniel Ortega bother holding elections when everyone knew they were a sham, starting with him and his co-president Murillo? It is a question with several answers, not necessarily mutually...

Undemocratic and monarchic Nicaragua?

“She’s not the vice president; she’s the co-president,” he said about Rosario Murillo. He was utterly right, but still he didn’t have a good idea of ​​how accurate his prophecy was. The prophet was...

Why Nicaragua’s slide toward dictatorship is a concern for the region and the US, too

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega “won” a fourth straight term on Nov. 7, 2021 – the second in a row with his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, as running mate. The vote has been called...

Daniel Ortega calls his political prisoners ‘sons of bitches’ and invites the United States to have them

TODAY NICARAGUA - Daniel Ortega, who declared himself the winner of the disputed elections in Nicaragua, in his "winning speech" on Monday attacked the United States and his most virulent hate speech against political...

Seismic swarm shakes part of Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - At around 0:24 this Tuesday, an earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale shook a good part of Nicaragua. According to the Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales (Ineter) - Nicaraguan Institute...
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Unsurprising results: Ortega wins reelection with 74.99% of votes

TODAY NICARAGUA - Without any surprise, the Consejo Supremo Electoral (CSE)  - Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) of Ortega - assigned 74.99% of the votes to Daniel Ortega and his wife and co-governor Rosario Murillo...

Daniel Ortega’s political defeat on November 7

The civic insurrection of April 2018 established an inflection point in Nicaragua. The social outburst that mobilized hundreds of thousands of people for more than three months through protests, barricades, and strikes, demanding freedom,...

Questioned elections in Nicaragua marked by abstention

TODAY NICARAGUA - Under ring-of-steel security, Nicaragua opened its polls for presidential elections on Sunday, November 7, dismissed as a "farce" by the international community, with all viable challengers to long-term leader Daniel Ortega...

The closure of an “electoral campaign” that never existed in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA - On September 25, when the "electoral campaign" for the November 7 voting officially began, the account @GG_Gasparin of Gerson Gutiérrez Gasparin, presidential candidate of the Alliance for the Republic (Apre), was...

Nicaragua’s Election A Farce of Democracy

Opinion article by Óscar Arias Sánchez. San Jose, Costa Rica - The Nicaraguan people, tired of the deluge of reports of corruption, of the systematic violation of their human rights, of the continuous deprivation...

Facebook detects and eliminates thousands of trolls that worked for Daniel Ortega

TODAY NICARAGUA - Meta, Facebook's parent company, announced on Monday that it eliminated from its networks more than a thousand accounts managed by the Nicaraguan government to manipulate the public debate and attack the...

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