Nicaragua

New Book Reveals Thatcher-era British Mercenary Army Secretly Operated Across Globe

'Keenie Meenie: The British Mercenaries Who Got Away with War Crimes', a new book expected to appear in stores next month, tells readers about powerful mercenary entities "involved in war crimes around the world from Sri Lanka to Nicaragua".
Related topics: Sri Lanka

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Nc Man Accused Of Using Threats To Force Wife, Stepdaughter Into Sexual Servitude

Authorities said a man is accused of using threats of deportation to force a woman from Nicaragua and her daughter into sexual servitude. The man, Jason White, and the unnamed woman were married for three years. Sheriff's investigators said Jason...

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Ny Times Reporter Assaulted While Covering Protest In Nicaragua

Nicaragua has been governed by Daniel Ortega for much of the last 40 years. Today, many people in his own country see him as an autocrat who will never leave power. His wife is the country's vice president. However, any attempt to protest his rule...
Related topics: Protests

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Slouching Toward Chaos In Nicaragua

Washington would do well to prepare now for the political and economic wreckage that will accompany the post-Ortega cleanup.

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Operation Condor 2.0: After Bolivia Coup, Trump Dubs Nicaragua "national Security Threat"...

Operation Condor 2.0: After Bolivia Coup, Trump Dubs Nicaragua "National Security Threat" And Targets Mexico Authored by Ben Norton via TheGrayZone.com, After presiding over a far-right coup in Bolivia, the US dubbed Nicaragua a...
Related topics: Bolivia, Mexico

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Canada: Trudeau Government Votes To Support Anti-israel, “pro-palestine” Un Resolution

In a sudden switch, after a decade of voting for Israel, Canada under Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party has just voted in support of a “pro-Palestine” UN resolution which was sponsored by the State of Palestine, North Korea, Egypt,...
Related topics: Canada, Israel, Palestine, North Korea, Egypt

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Nicaragua: Pro-government Crowd Attacks Church Parishioners

A group of Nicaraguan government sympathizers has attacked parishioners at a Roman Catholic church in the city of Masaya with clubs, machetes and metal bars
Related topics: Religion

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Siege Of Nicaragua’s Catholic Cathedral Eases As Hunger Strikers Leave

Several mothers launched a hunger strike seeking release of their jailed children. A pro-government mob struck back.

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Human Rights Situation In Nicaragua 'critical,' Regional Body Says

The Organization of American States said on Tuesday that Nicaragua was experiencing a "critical human rights situation" that had upset the country's constitutional order, following President Daniel Ortega's crackdown on opponents.Major...
Related topics: Human Rights

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Vera Clemente, Humanitarian And Widow Of Pirates Legend Roberto Clemente, Dies

Roberto Clemente died in a 1972 plane crash while trying to deliver supplies to Nicaragua quake victims. Vera Clemente because an MLB goodwill ambassador.

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Nicaragua Files Weapons Charges Against Opposition Activists

Sixteen Nicaraguan opposition activists, including 13 social leaders who were arrested as they tried to deliver water to hunger strikers protesting the incarceration of relatives they say are political prisoners, were charged Monday with allegedly...
Related topics: Activism, Protests

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How Washington Can Save Nicaragua From The Threat Of Tyranny

Ryan Berg Security, Americas If Washington seizes the opportunity to increase sanctions and offers clear and achievable conditions for their removal, then it could give the opposition a chance to defeat Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega at the ballot...

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Unexpected Outcomes: Damages To Puerto Rican Coffee Farms From Hurricane Maria Varied

Ecologists have studied Latin American coffee farms for a quarter century, and they tracked the recovery of tropical forests in Nicaragua following 1988's Hurricane Joan for nearly 20 years.
Related topics: Hurricanes

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B2gold Concludes Sale Of Nicaragua Assets 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 Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): Free Stock Analysis Report Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD):...
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One Of Nicaragua's Oldest Newspapers Closes

"El Nuevo Diario," one of Nicaragua's oldest newspapers is shutting down, after close to 40 years of printing and informing Nicaraguans. Newspaper executives reported they closed due to economic circumstances and challenging times for journalists...

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Ap Interview: Nicaragua Opposition Leader Sees Long Road

AP Interview: Nicaraguan opposition leader Félix Maradiaga says after returning from 14 months in exile that he will not leave again, even though he believes President Daniel Ortega has imposed what he calls a “peace of the graveyard.”

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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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