Wednesday May 15
Inter Press Service
Indigenous Nicaraguans Fight to the Death for Their Last Forest
Indigenous communities in northern Nicaragua are demanding that the authorities take urgent action to halt the attacks on their lives and territory by illegal invaders.
Wednesday May 15
In Latin America's Second Largest Rainforest, an Indigenous Tribe Fights for Its Land
Nicaraguan soldiers of an ecological battalion of the Nicaraguan Army are sworn in by Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega , in Managua on Nov.
Mon May 13, 2013
Rights activists call journalist's deportation illegal, authoritarian
CENIDH lawyer Gonzalo Carrion says the Sandinista government's "arbitrary expulsion" of the AFP photographer after four days of being "illegally detained" without charges or the right to legal counsel is further evidence of how deteriorated freedom of expression and rule of law have become under the current administration.
Nicaragua Expels AFP Photojournalist
Hector Retamal, a Chilean national, was put on a plane Saturday to Costa Rica, where the French news agency has its Central American headquarters, Rivera said.
Sun May 12, 2013
Nicaragua studying possibility to claim more of Colombia's Caribbean territory
Nicaragua is studying the possibility of claiming more Caribbean territory at the expense of Colombia, newspaper El Espectador reported Saturday.
Anti-Capitalist Meet-Up: Are CIA Mockingbirds Still Nesting in Nicaragua?
"You could get a journalist cheaper than a good call girl, for a couple hundred dollars a month." - CIA operative discussing with Philip Graham, editor Washington Post, on the availability and prices of journalists willing to peddle CIA propaganda and cover stories.
Sat May 11, 2013
AFP demands release of photographer...
Agence France-Presse on Saturday called for the "immediate release" of photojournalist Hector Retamal, who has been detained without charge by police in Nicaragua for four days.
Wed May 08, 2013
People's Daily Online
Three Central American countries decide to develop Gulf of Fonseca
The presidents of three Central American nations -- Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador -- agreed Wednesday to create a tri-national development zone in the Gulf of Fonseca, which all of the three share.
Tue May 07, 2013
US Rep criticizes Obama for going easy on Ortega
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , a fierce critic of the left-wing governments of ALBA and one of the only U.S. lawmakers who pays any mind to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, released a statement this week criticizing President Barack Obama for not condemning the Sandinista leader during his recent trip to Central America.
Mon May 06, 2013
Has El Nuevo Diario lost its sense of humor?
The Nicaraguan daily, which was bought out by bankers in 2011, has eliminated its satirical Sunday funny pages, which always mocked power.
Sun May 05, 2013
Nicaragua's Ortega plays opposing roles at weekend summits
After sitting quietly through a Friday evening meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama, President Ortega flew to Venezuela on Saturday to criticize US meddling President Daniel Ortega joins his Central American counterparts for a dinner with U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday night in Costa Rica.
Ros-Lehtinen: President's Trip to Latin America Falls Short In...
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement regarding President Obama's trip to Mexico and Costa Rica.
Thu May 02, 2013
Central America prepares for Obama
US President Barack Obama was targeted by protesters in Costa Rica on May 1 as part of the International Workers' Day demonstrations.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Nicaragua: love it or leave it
Most Nicaraguans are happy with their government, pleased with direction of the country, satisfied with their democracy, optimistic about the economya and willing to pull up sticks and emigrate to a foreign land.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Police chief continues to top polls
For the sixth consecutive year, Nicaraguan Police Chief Aminta Granera continues to be the most popular public figure in Nicaragua, topping the charts with an 83.6% favorability rating, according to poll published this week by M&R Consultants.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Russian Military Chief Arrives in Nicaragua to Develop Ties
MANAGUA, April 21 Russia's General Staff chief Col. Gen. Valery Gerasimov has arrived in Nicaragua for high-level talks with the Central American state's leadership, the Russian Defense Ministry's spokesman said on Sunday.