The IAPA rejects the blocking of the CNN signal in Spanish in Nicaragua

The IAPA rejects the blocking of the CNN signal in Spanish in Nicaragua

The Ortega government has not explained why it eliminated CNN’s Spanish-language service – Photo: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images. This Friday, the Inter-American Press Association (SIP) ruled on the blocking of the signal of the news channel CNN en Español in Nicaragua by the Government of Daniel Ortega. The organization considers this “another grotesque example of censorship … Read more

Video: Man shoots his son in Nicaragua while trying to defend him in a fight

Video: Man shoots his son in Nicaragua while trying to defend him in a fight

A man mistakenly killed his son during a fight in Nicaragua – Photo: Skitterphoto/Pexels Nicaraguan Rolando Flores Jarquín shot and killed his son, Elton Antonio Flores Pérez, when, with a pistol in his hand, tried to defend him from a quarrel, witnesses and aid bodies reported this Monday. Flores Pérez, 28, and another young man, … Read more

The Hague rules in favor of Nicaragua and says that Colombia must “immediately cease” its maritime activities in Nicaraguan waters

The Hague rules in favor of Nicaragua and says that Colombia must “immediately cease” its maritime activities in Nicaraguan waters

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled this Thursday in favor of Nicaragua and decided that Colombia must “immediately cease” its patrol operations and try to control fishing and maritime investigations in waters that the same court considers Nicaraguan exclusive economic zone. The Hague ruling thus agrees with Nicaragua in its complaint filed in 2013 … Read more

In full tension with the USA, Russia analyzes expanding military cooperation with Nicaragua

In full tension with the USA, Russia analyzes expanding military cooperation with Nicaragua

Managua.- The deputy prime minister of RussiaYuri Borisov, said this Thursday in Managua that at the request of President Vladimir Putin they are analyzing the possibilities of expand cooperation with Nicaragua, including military and technologicaland strengthen the ties of cooperation between the two countries. During a meeting with the Nicaraguan president, Daniel Ortega, the senior … Read more

Against education? Nicaragua adds 14 closed universities

Against education?  Nicaragua adds 14 closed universities

Managua.- The Nicaraguan Government, through the Ministry of the Interior, ordered this Thursday the closure of seven other private universities, with which the number of houses of higher education illegalized since last December rose to 14. The Ministry of the Interior canceled the records of the seven universities, four from the United States, two from … Read more

Hard hit! Almost 5 million dollars in cocaine seized in Nicaragua

Hard hit!  Almost 5 million dollars in cocaine seized in Nicaragua

Managua.- The Nicaraguan National Police seized 184.5 kilos of cocaine in the municipality of Larreynaga, northwest of Managua, and arrested two people linked to the stash, the state security body reported on Wednesday. The operation took place on Monday at a roundabout that connects the cities of Larreynaga and León, 117 kilometers northwest of Managua, … Read more

Daniel Ortega begins his fifth term in Nicaragua in isolation, with US and EU sanctions

Daniel Ortega begins his fifth term in Nicaragua in isolation, with US and EU sanctions

The President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, began his fifth five-year term this Monday, fourth in a row and second with his wife, Rosario Murillo, as vice president, with new US and European Union (EU) sanctions against two of his children, relatives and three Nicaraguan institutions. Ortega and Murillo They were sworn in for five more … Read more

Nicaragua: Ortega takes office for the fifth time as president with the absence of the majority of Latin American leaders

Nicaragua: Ortega takes office for the fifth time as president with the absence of the majority of Latin American leaders

Ortega with the president of the National Assembly, Gustavo Porras, and his wife and vice president, Rosario Murillo. Photo: REUTERS / copyright Daniel Ortega assumed this Monday for the fifth time (fourth in a row) as president of Nicaragua amid extensive rejection by the international community of the elections in which he was re-elected last … Read more

US sanctions Nicaraguan officials before Ortega takes office [Lista]

US sanctions Nicaraguan officials before Ortega takes office [Lista]

The list of Nicaragaua officials sanctioned by the US increased a few hours before Daniel Ortega took office in his fifth term. Photo: OSWALDO RIVAS / AFP / Getty Images The United States Department of the Treasury reported on Monday the new sanctions against six Nicaraguan government officials, a few hours after the questioned president … Read more

Daniel Ortega assumes presidency of Nicaragua with sanctions isolated from the West

Daniel Ortega assumes presidency of Nicaragua with sanctions isolated from the West

The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, assumes his fourth consecutive term this Monday together with his wife Rosario Murillo, as vice president, in the midst of sanctions and pressure from the United States and the European Union but with the support of China and Russia. Ortega, 76, will be sworn in before the ruling-majority parliament … Read more

6.2 earthquake in Nicaragua produces evacuation of the Government Center

6.2 earthquake in Nicaragua produces evacuation of the Government Center

At 10:25 am on Thursday, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) registered a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Nicaragua, which was located about 98 kilometers west of the city of Managua, and at a depth of 30 kilometers. The earthquake caused alarm among the population and although the epicenter of the 6.2-magnitude earthquake in … Read more

They accuse that opponents imprisoned in Nicaragua have lost more than 20 kilos

They accuse that opponents imprisoned in Nicaragua have lost more than 20 kilos

Managua.- Relatives of opposition leaders in Nicaragua imprisoned Felix Maradiaga and Medardo Mairena they assured this Sunday that both have lost 50 pounds (22.6 kilos) in prison, where they have been since last June and July, respectively, of course treason. In a public complaint, the Maradiaga’s relatives affirmed that the cell in which he is … Read more