Stories tagged: Nicaragua
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
The Trump administration is stepping up its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela – three countries that national security adviser John Bolton on Wednesday called the ‘three stooges of socialism’
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Ad watch: Nicaraguan visits 30 years ago continue to fuel misleading ads against Congress challenger Lisa Brown
Radio ads tie Brown to the Sandinistas, a group that seized power in the Central American country in 1979. They draw from a 1990 article written about Brown’s time in …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is expelling a United Nations human rights team two days after the body published a report blaming it for the violent repression of …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Authorities say the newly formed Tropical Storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Central America. Other regions in the storm’s path braced for heavy rainfall and strong sustained …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 7:48 p.m.
Hurricane Otto weakened rapidly as it moved across southern Nicaragua on Thursday after making landfall on that country’s Caribbean coast as a dangerous Category 2 storm. It was the southernmost …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
President Daniel Ortega overwhelmingly won re-election to a third consecutive term as Nicaragua’s leader according to results Monday, even as the opposition called the voting a farce.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
Nicaragua’s governing Sandinista party on Tuesday named first lady Rosario Murillo as the running-mate of President Daniel Ortega in his bid for a third term in Nov. 6 elections.
Tue., March 22, 2016
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