Nicaragua

A man waits for a public transportation bus next to a stand that sells T-shirts, flags and hats, with a Sandinista theme, at a bus stop in Managua, Nicaragua, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. Nicaragua is set to hold elections on Nov. 7 in which President Daniel Ortega is seeking a fourth consecutive term, but those elections have been rendered almost moot by the government's imprisonment of critics and seven potential challengers. (AP Photo/Andres Nuñez)

Nicaragua’s Ortega leads in vote tally after jailing rivals

Nicaragua’s Ortega leads in vote tally after jailing rivals

 

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, lead a rally in Managua, Nicaragua. The European Union on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 slapped sanctions on Nicaraguan first lady and seven other senior officials accused of serious human rights violations or undermining democracy, amid a crackdown on opposition politicians in the Central American country. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga, File)

Nicaraguan police raid storied opposition newspaper

Nicaraguan police raid storied opposition newspaper

 

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, lead a rally in Managua, Nicaragua. The European Union on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 slapped sanctions on Nicaraguan first lady and seven other senior officials accused of serious human rights violations or undermining democracy, amid a crackdown on opposition politicians in the Central American country. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga, File)

EU says Ortega crushed prospect of fair Nicaraguan elections

EU says Ortega crushed prospect of fair Nicaraguan elections

 

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019 file photo, Nicaraguan opposition activist Felix Maradiaga, center, stands at attention as the national anthem is sung during a press conference in Managua, Nicaragua. Nicaragua’s National Police has on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, arrested Maradiaga, a potential challenger to President Daniel Ortega, the third opposition pre-candidate for the Nov. 7 elections detained in the past week. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga, File)

Nicaragua arrests a third potential challenger to Ortega

Nicaragua arrests a third potential challenger to Ortega

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2019 file photo, Nicaraguan opposition activist Felix Maradiaga, center, stands at attention as the national anthem is sung during a press conference in Managua, Nicaragua. Nicaragua’s National Police has on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, arrested Maradiaga, a potential challenger to President Daniel Ortega, the third opposition pre-candidate for the Nov. 7 elections detained in the past week. (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga, File)
Nicaragua marks 1979 revolution amid protests, bloodshed

Nicaragua marks 1979 revolution amid protests, bloodshed

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaragua marked the 39th anniversary of the 1979 revolution…

  • Jul 19, 2018
Nicaragua marks 1979 revolution amid protests, bloodshed