Ortega Orders Night Raids, Arrests Student & Farm Leaders

Ivette Munguía

The students Lesther Aleman and Max Jerez, and the rural leaders Medardo Mairena, Pedro Mena, Freddy Navas and Pablo Morales join “electoral hostages”

Nicaragua: The Fear Is Mutual

Gioconda Belli

This regime has us under so much repression because it’s possessed by fear of its own people

More Nicaraguans Choose Exile: The Political Violence Makes More People Flee the Country

Cinthya Torrez

Susana Lopez of the “April mothers”, released prisoner Lenin Salablanca, and Karen Lacayo explain why they went into exile.

Gaddafi’s Nephew: Ortega Treats “Traitors” with “Mercy”

Muhammad Lasthar, with the rank of minister, justifies the new wave of repression, which has left 21 jailed in June.

Nicaragua: Past Dreams, Today’s Nightmare


I never imagined then that I would sign an open letter condemning the authoritarian turn taken by the government of President Daniel Ortega

Miguel Mendoza’s criticism made the regime uncomfortable. Now he’s in jail

Minutes before being arrested, the journalist retweeted Carlos F. Chamorro’s warning of a raid against his house

Nicaragua: Rosario Murillo’s Unyielding Hatred

John Carlin

The script for the drama unfolding in Nicaragua has everything: surrealism, satire, farce and tragedy. The title I’d suggest would be “Taboo”

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