Tug of religious war
Predictably, the listing of Nigeria by the US State Department among countries with “severe violation of religious freedom” has sparked off the near dormant religious “war”
Nicaraguan president accuses businessmen of conspiring against his government
Nicaraguan businessmen are financing an opposition "conspiracy" against the government in the wake of the deadly 2018 protests, President Daniel Ortega claimed.
Russia at UN accuses US of 'destructive' meddling in Nicaragua
Russia on Wednesday accused the United States of 'destructive' meddling in Nicaragua's affairs for calling a UN Security Council meeting on the crisis in the Central American country. Human rights groups say more than 300 people have died in Nicaragua during four months of anti-government unrest that have seen police and the military open fire…
End paramilitary groups, brother of Nicaragua's Ortega says
Humberto Ortega, the ex-head of Nicaragua's military, urged his brother President Daniel Ortega in a TV interview to disband the pro-Sandinista paramilitary forces blamed for deadly violence in months of unrest.
Ortega's forces capture Nicaragua opposition stronghold
Nicaragua's government said Tuesday that forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega have seized control of the opposition stronghold city of Masaya, following fierce clashes with activists in the flashpoint neighborhood of Monimbo that rights groups say left at least two people dead.
Nicaraguan students vow to keep up fight until Ortega resigns
Students marched through Nicaragua's capital Monday, chanting "GET OUT" to demand that President Daniel Ortega and his wife Vice President Rosario Murillo resign after a deadly weekend of clashes.
Nicaragua president to meet Catholic bishops for new crisis talks
President Daniel Ortega will meet Nicaragua's Catholic bishops Thursday to discuss resuming church-mediated talks on ending a political crisis and protest violence that has left more than 120 people dead, the bishops' conference said.
Nicaraguan government calls for new talks after 5 more protest deaths
Nicaragua's government urged its opponents Monday to return to the negotiating table, after a night of clashes between police and protesters left five more people dead in the country's escalating crisis.