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News Nicaragua: Why is the U.S. joining Venezuela and Nicaragua in discrediting a system to protect human rights?

Published on: Friday 17 January 2020
Why is the U.S. joining Venezuela and Nicaragua in discrediting a system to protect human rights?
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/01/17/why-is-us-joining-venezuela-nicaragua-discrediting-system-protect-human-rights/

As a result, the crown jewel of hemispheric human rights and democracy is dangerously hobbled. The threats have come from all sides of the ideological spectrum — from the pariah regimes in Nicaragua ...

News Nicaragua: In A Remote Region Of Nicaragua, Access To Television Creates A Preference For Thinner And Curvier Female Figures

Published on: Friday 10 January 2020
In A Remote Region Of Nicaragua, Access To Television Creates A Preference For Thinner And Curvier Female Figures
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/traversmark/2020/01/10/in-a-remote-region-of-nicaragua-access-to-television-creates-a-preference-for-thinner-and-curvier-female-figures/

Beauty is both timeless and time-dependent. Research has shown that physical traits that signal good health and reproductive fitness — for example, symmetrical features and a youthful appearance — are ...

News Nicaragua: 'King of the Wire' to walk over active volcano in Nicaragua

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
'King of the Wire' to walk over active volcano in Nicaragua
News source: https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/01/14/King-of-the-Wire-to-walk-over-active-volcano-in-Nicaragua/1581579021800/

Wallenda, who has been nicknamed "King of the Wire," told Good Morning America he will walk over the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua on March 4. The 1,800-foot long walk described as his highest ever ...

News Nicaragua: Nik Wallenda to perform high wire walk over volcano in Nicaragua

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Nik Wallenda to perform high wire walk over volcano in Nicaragua
News source: https://canoe.com/news/world/nik-wallenda-to-perform-high-wire-walk-over-volcano-in-nicaragua

Daredevil Nik Wallenda is heading to Nicaragua to perform his highest and longest high wire walk to date across an active volcano on live TV.The stuntman first unveiled his hopes for the new special last summer, after completing a cross-over high wire walk 25 storeys above New York City’s Times Sq...

News Nicaragua: Daredevil Nik Wallenda Returns for Highwire Walk Over the Active Masaya Volcano In Nicaragua

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Daredevil Nik Wallenda Returns for Highwire Walk Over the Active Masaya Volcano In Nicaragua
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Daredevil-Nik-Wallenda-Returns-for-Highwire-Walk-Over-the-Active-Masaya-Volcano-In-Nicaragua-20200114

ABC and dick clark productions announced today that Nik Wallenda, seventh generation of the Great Wallendas, will return to the highwire for a daring 1,800-foot-long walk over the active Masaya Volcano in Masaya, Nicaragua. “Volcano Live! with Nik Wallenda” will air as a live two-hour special on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT). This will mark Nik's longest and highest highwire walk ever attempted and make him the first person to embark on the 1,800-foot-long walk over the famed volcano. The date of Nik's next highwire special was first announced during ABC's telecast of 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020' from Times Square, the same location where Nik last walked the highwire 25 stories above New York City in June.

News Nicaragua: Nik Wallenda to Highwire Walk Over a Volcano in Nicaragua on ABC Live Special

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Nik Wallenda to Highwire Walk Over a Volcano in Nicaragua on ABC Live Special
News source: https://www.thewrap.com/nik-wallenda-to-highwire-walk-over-a-volcano-in-nicaragua-on-abc-live-special/

Nik Wallenda will risk his life on live television yet again, this time with a highwire walk over a volcano in Nicaragua. The daredevil, who is the seventh generation of the Great Wallendas family of ...

News Nicaragua: Nicaragua Releases Dozens Of Political Prisoners

Published on: Monday 30 December 2019
Nicaragua Releases Dozens Of Political Prisoners
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/nicaragua-releases-dozens-political-prisoners-2894011

How and why, I don't know yet." Inter-American Commission on Human Rights chief Pablo Abrao announced the releases of "at least 32 people," saying it was "good news for Nicaragua." Julio Montenegro, ...

News Nicaragua: Nicaragua Frees Political Prisoners After International Pressure

Published on: Monday 30 December 2019
Nicaragua Frees Political Prisoners After International Pressure
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/30/world/americas/nicaragua-political-prisoners.html

Then Mr. Merlo saw representatives of the Roman Catholic Church and the Red Cross and realized that the moment he had been awaiting for 14 months had finally arrived: He and dozens of other political ...

News Nicaragua: Nicaragua nationalizes major gas station chain linked to Ortega

Published on: Saturday 14 December 2019
Nicaragua nationalizes major gas station chain linked to Ortega
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/nicaragua-nationalizes-major-gas-station-234218996.html

Nicaragua's National Assembly on Saturday approved nationalizing a major gas station company two days after the United States imposed sanctions on it for allegedly being used by President Daniel Ortega's family to finance and launder money for the government. The company, Distribuidor Nicaraguense

News Nicaragua: U.S.-Russia power game simmers in Latin America; Trump slaps new sanctions on Nicaragua

Published on: Friday 13 December 2019
U.S.-Russia power game simmers in Latin America; Trump slaps new sanctions on Nicaragua
News source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/dec/13/us-russia-power-game-simmers-latin-america-trump-s/

The Trump administration pushed anew this week to undermine what it calls the "corrupt" government of Nicaragua at a moment when Russia is accused of pumping weaponry and security expertise into the Central American nation in a bid to reassert Moscow's once-powerful Cold War-era influence there.

News Nicaragua: Nicaragua Has a Simple Message for Protesters: Don’t

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Nicaragua Has a Simple Message for Protesters: Don’t
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/26/world/americas/nicaragua-ortega-protests.html

MASAYA, Nicaragua — Diana Lacayo never imagined that a hunger strike held in a church would turn into a nine-day siege, with the police outside and the electricity and water cut off inside. But to the ...

News Nicaragua: Nicaragua nationalizes fuel firm 2 days after US sanctions

Published on: Saturday 14 December 2019
Nicaragua nationalizes fuel firm 2 days after US sanctions
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/nicaragua-nationalizes-fuel-firm-days-us-sanctions-67736577

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Nicaragua nationalized the fuel distribution company DNP on Saturday, two days after U.S. authorities sanctioned the firm for allegedly being used by President Daniel Ortega’s ...

News Nicaragua: Slouching toward Chaos in Nicaragua

Published on: Monday 16 December 2019
Slouching toward Chaos in Nicaragua
News source: https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/slouching-toward-chaos-in-nicaragua/

Workers place a banner promoting Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega and his wife Rosario Murillo in Managua, Nicaragua December 21, 2015. The banner reads “Let’s go ahead in good hope, into victories ...

News Nicaragua: Beekeeping, alternative to unemployment and social crisis in Nicaragua

Published on: Sunday 08 December 2019
Beekeeping, alternative to unemployment and social crisis in Nicaragua
News source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/life/beekeeping-alternative-to-unemployment-and-social-crisis-in-nicaragua/50000263-4128298

Honeybees have become the sweet allies of many peasants in northern Nicaragua, who have gotten involved in beekeeping as a way to make ends meet in their impoverished country beset by economic crisis . Beekeeping, alternative to unemployment and social crisis in Nicaragua | Life | English edition | Agencia EFE

News Nicaragua: Central America: how to do Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala in one epic fortnight trip

Published on: Saturday 07 December 2019
Central America: how to do Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala in one epic fortnight trip
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/nicaragua-honduras-el-savador-and-guatemala-a-two-week-trip-through-central-america-b5cqdthl0

Central America has it all: mist-swathed volcanoes reflected in mountain lakes, toucan-filled rainforests, a continent’s worth of colourful culture and two distinct coastlines — coconut-cream Caribbean coves and long Pacific-pounded strands — all in a region smaller than France. The digs are comfo

News Nicaragua: Press Freedom Still Under Attack in Nicaragua

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Press Freedom Still Under Attack in Nicaragua
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/12/04/press-freedom-still-under-attack-nicaragua

“There’s no time for fear when there’s information to get out,” Lucía Pineda told me, reflecting on her six-month imprisonment in Nicaragua and her current life as a journalist in exile. On November 21, she and her co-worker Miguel Mora became the first Nicaraguan journalists to win the Committee to Protect Journalism’s International Press Freedom Award – a tribute to their

News Nicaragua: Finding San Francisco history in the most unlikely of places: Nicaragua

Published on: Saturday 07 December 2019
Finding San Francisco history in the most unlikely of places: Nicaragua
News source: https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/nativeson/article/Finding-San-Francisco-history-in-the-most-14889007.php

We went to places I had never been and found a bit of nearly forgotten San Francisco history. Seven days and 2,707 miles out of San Francisco, the Coral Princess anchored at San Juan del Sur, ...

News Nicaragua: Nicaragua hunger strikers evacuated from church, end protest

Published on: Friday 22 November 2019
Nicaragua hunger strikers evacuated from church, end protest
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/nicaragua-hunger-strikers-evacuated-church-end-protest-67243207

Relatives of a dozen people protesting inside a Nicaragua church say they and the parish priest have been evacuated after nine days surrounded by police. The demonstrators have been on a hunger strike ...