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Labour Wins Big In California Ruling Against Gig Economy Employers

Trump offers drilling permits near National Parks; Dems stick with Russia-gate Impeachment strategy; Nicaragua Human Rights abuses.
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Monday’s Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct Talks’ Needed, Nicaragua Rights Crisis, Bangladesh...

A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors...
Related topics: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Libya, Rwanda

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Nicaragua ‘crisis’ Still Cause For Concern Amid Murder, Torture Allegations: Bachelet

Nicaragua’s on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN’s top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and murder of protesters involved in last year’s...
Related topics: Human Rights, Protests

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Hunger Spreads In Central America As Erratic Weather Continues

U.N. agencies report more than two million people in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua are struggling to feed their families as crops fail for the fifth consecutive year due to erratic weather patterns.An assessment carried out by the...
Related topics: Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador

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How To Ignite A Civil War

By Angelo CodevillaGovernment sponsorship of violence against opponents or complacency in the face of incitement to violence is a powerful tool of political repression. Regimes such as Cuba, Venezuela, Iran, Nicaragua, China, and other tyrannies...
Related topics: Cuba, Venezuela, Iran, China

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Npr Has Disgraced Itself In Its Venezuela Coverage

The Reagan administration in 1982 coerced National Public Radio (NPR) to cover more favorably the US terrorist war then being waged against Nicaragua. As Greg Grandin writes, Otto Reich, head of the administration’s Orwellian propaganda outfit...
Related topics: Venezuela, Terrorism

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Nicaraguan Opposition Slams Government’s No Show At Talks

Nicaragua’s political opposition says President Daniel Ortega has “killed negotiations” by not sending representatives to a meeting aimed at restarting the stalled dialogue

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Fugitive Salvadoran Former President Given Nicaragua Citizenship

Nicaragua granted citizenship Tuesday to Salvadoran ex-President Mauricio Funes, who has been in the country under political asylum since 2016 and is wanted back home on allegations of illicit enrichment and embezzlement.The decision by President...

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Nicaragua Court Frees Prisoner In Death Of Brazilian Student

A court in Nicaragua has ordered the release of a suspected armed pro-government civilian sentenced to 15 years in prison for the killing of Brazilian medical student Rayneia Lima a year ago

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B2gold Sells Mines & Assets In Nicaragua To Calibre Mining

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report Flexible Solutions International Inc. (FSI): Free Stock Analysis Report B2Gold Corp...

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Suspected Isis Operatives Disguised As Migrants Caught In Nicaragua

Todd Bensman on the arrest of four northward-bound suspected ISIS terrorists in Nicaragua.
Related topics: Isis, Terrorism

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Nicaragua Says Released All Considered Political Prisoners

Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody
Related topics: Protests

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Forest Fire Pushes Imperilled Parrot Closer To The Brink

A devastating forest fire in Nicaragua has destroyed a vitally important nesting and roosting site of the yellow-naped amazon, one of the most endangered parrots in Central America.
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Nicaragua's Parliament To Pardon Protesters Involved In Countrywide Rallies

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The National Assembly of Nicaragua on Saturday approved a draft amnesty law for those involved in protests that erupted across the country last year. The law will apply to everyone who participated in the protests from 18 April...
Related topics: Protests, Russia, Moscow

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Cuba Is Feeling John Bolton’s Wrath

John Bolton hates the governments of Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua—calling them the “troika of tyranny” and the “three stooges of socialism”—and is determined to use his time as National Security Advisor to eliminate the vestiges of...
Related topics: Cuba, Venezuela

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Americans Should Be Very Concerned About Bernie Sanders' Record Of Opposing Mass Murder

Ryan CooperAs mayor of Burlington back in the 1980s, he attacked the foreign policy of the Reagan administration in Latin America, and even briefly toured Nicaragua in support of its Sandinista government. (Photo: Illustrated | AP Photo/Donna Light,...
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Nicaragua Releases 100 Jailed Protesters To House Arrest

The Nicaraguan government released 100 prisoners to a form of house arrest Monday, including three human rights activists. The administration of President Daniel Ortega said all 100 face charges of "offenses against security and the public peace,"...
Related topics: Protests, Human Rights, Activism

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Us Navy Veteran Killed In Nicaraguan Prison

Eddy Montes, a protester shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen who served in the Navy, but ultimately returned to the Central American country where he fought for a change in government, his family said. Montes...
Related topics: Protests

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Earthquake Shakes El Salvador, Nicaragua - Reports

The western coast of Central America is considered to be a seismically active zone, as it lies in an area where the Cocos plate rubs against the Caribbean plate.
Related topics: Earthquakes, El Salvador

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Why A Generation Of Latin American Leaders Failed To Deliver On Their Promise Of Progress

Following the democratic election of Hugo Chávez in Venezuela in 1998, Latin Americans voted a wave of left-leaning presidents into power, including Luiz Inácio da Silva in Brazil in 2003, Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua in 2006, and Rafael Correa in...
Related topics: Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador

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