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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega, described the detained opposition political leaders as "agents of the United States" and "criminals" -  including the five presidential hopefuls - and said it was "absurd" that the international community...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet denounced today before the UN Human Rights Council the deterioration of the situation in Nicaragua, which, according to her, makes it impossible for Nicaraguans...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite their differences over the situation in Nicaragua, a broad majority of 26 countries joined together Tuesday, June 15, in the Organization of American States (OAS) to demand that Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega "immediately"...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Nicaraguan Police informed this Sunday that it had arrested former Sandinista guerrillas Dora María Téllez and Hugo Torres, and opposition members Ana Margarita Vigil and Suyen Barahona on charges of "inciting foreign interference...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Several Nicaraguan opposition leaders, including four presidential hopefuls, remained imprisoned on Thursday with five months to go before the general elections, which prompted the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Public Prosecutor's Office of Nicaragua indicted on Tuesday the opposition presidential candidate Cristiana María Chamorro Barrios, daughter of former President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro (1990-1997), for the crimes of abusive management, ideological falsehood,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nicaraguan presidential hopeful Cristiana Chamorro Barrios denounced on Wednesday, May 26, that two of her former collaborators are being harassed by "paramilitaries" in the framework of an investigation opened by the Public Prosecutor's Office...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An investigation for alleged money laundering against opposition presidential candidate Cristiana Chamorro Barrios has increased the pressure against media and journalists critical of President Daniel Ortega, as they were summoned before the Public Prosecutor's...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nicaraguan presidential hopeful Cristiana Chamorro said Monday that the unity of the various opposition forces, currently fragmented, is "imperative" to defeat the country's president Sandinista Daniel Ortega, in the general elections of next November...



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