Nicaraguan opposition leaders Olesia Muñoz Pavón and Anielka García have been sentenced to 10 and 8 years in prison, respectively, for spreading false news and conspiring to undermine national integrity, which amounts to treason, it was reported from Managua on Sunday.Add your comment!
Nicaraguan authorities Tuesday announced that a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China is ready to be signed next month after the substantial conclusion of the ongoing negotiations, it was reported in Managua.
The International Court of Justice Thursday ruled in favor of Colombia, thus rejecting Nicaragua's request for the maritime space surrounding the islands of San Andres and Providencia, it was announced at The Hague.
In the same week that a new ruling from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague is expected regarding the longstanding maritime dispute between Colombia and Nicaragua, the Colombian ambassador in Nicaragua has ignited an unexpected political controversy. The Nicaraguan opposition shared a video on social media this Monday showing León Fredy Muñoz dressed in symbols of the Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN) in support of Daniel Ortega’s regime during a march on July 7th, commemorating the revolution that overthrew former dictator Anastasio Somoza.
The Organization of American States (OAS) asked its 35 members to do their utmost to keep bridges open with the Nicaraguan government to have all political prisoners released and reach an end to human rights violations while allowing international organizations to enter its territory, it was reported in Washington DC.
A Salvadoran court Monday sentenced former President Mauricio Funes (2009-2014) to 14 years in prison for his alleged negotiations with criminal gangs. Funes, currently living in Nicaragua, got 8 years for illicit groupings and 6 years for breach of duty. Nicaragua gave him citizenship in 2019.
The Nicaraguan regime of President Daniel Ortega and his Vice President wife Rosario Murillo ordered new arrests of journalists and activists for treason, it was reported this week. The country's judiciary also banned a group of 25 lawyers and notary publics from practicing because they were stripped of their Nicaraguan citizenship.
During the second stop of his Latin American tour after Brasilia and ahead of Cuba and Nicaragua, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Tuesday said in Caracas in front of his local colleague Yván Gil Pinto that Venezuela was “without a doubt” one of Russia's “most loyal partners.”
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is off on a Latin American tour during which he will visit Brazil, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba between April 17 and 21 to strengthen bilateral cooperation in political, economic, commercial, educational, and humanitarian matters, according to Moscow.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega chose to sever diplomatic ties with the Vatican after Pope Francis dubbed the Sandinista regime as a Hitlerian dictatorship headed by a leader who would suffer from some sort of imbalance. The Pope also praised imprisoned Nicaraguan Bishop Rolando José Álvarez, a very serious man who wanted to give his testimony and did not accept exile.