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News Nicaragua police: Nicaragua LGBTQ activist tortured after arrest

Published on: Tuesday 07 January 2020
Nicaragua LGBTQ activist tortured after arrest
News source: https://www.washingtonblade.com/2020/01/07/nicaragua-lgbtq-activist-tortured-after-arrest/

A well-known LGBTQ activist in Nicaragua who was arrested last September says he was tortured while in custody. Ulises Rivas on Monday said members of Nicaragua’s National Police on Sept. 1, 2019, ...

News Nicaragua police: New Intimidations Against Church in Nicaragua Denounced

Published on: Thursday 16 January 2020
New Intimidations Against Church in Nicaragua Denounced
News source: https://zenit.org/articles/new-intimidations-against-church-in-nicaragua-denounced/

Mgr. Avilés concludes by asking police members to stop the persecution of the Church and its faithful: “We cannot live in an environment of repression. We must live in a Christian spirit, in peace and ...

News Nicaragua police: Nicaragua's opposition unites against Ortega administration

Published on: Friday 17 January 2020
Nicaragua's opposition unites against Ortega administration
News source: http://www.startribune.com/nicaragua-s-opposition-unites-against-ortega-administration/567086792/

Nicaragua's two main opposition groups announced the formation of a coalition Friday aimed at winning the 2021 elections and ending President Daniel Ortega's rule.

News Nicaragua police: Nicaragua: Saint Michael’s Church Besieged and Managua’s Cathedral Profaned

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Nicaragua: Saint Michael’s Church Besieged and Managua’s Cathedral Profaned
News source: https://zenit.org/articles/nicaragua-saint-michaels-church-besieged-and-managuas-cathedral-profaned/

Since last Thursday, November 14, 2019, Saint Michael the Archangel’s church in Masaya, Nicaragua, has been surrounded by the National Police and paramilitaries and, yesterday, November 18, Managua’s ...

News Nicaragua police: Bolivia's ouster of Morales stirs tensions in left-leaning Nicaragua

Published on: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Bolivia's ouster of Morales stirs tensions in left-leaning Nicaragua
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/bolivias-ouster-morales-stirs-tensions-174112523.html

Tensions have flared in Nicaragua since President Daniel Ortega's leftist ally Evo Morales was toppled in Bolivia, encouraging the local opposition and prompting Ortega to arrest activists and ratchet up pressure on opponents. Morales resigned on Nov. 10 as the military urged him to step down and

News Nicaragua police: Siege of Nicaragua’s Catholic cathedral eases as hunger strikers leave

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Siege of Nicaragua’s Catholic cathedral eases as hunger strikers leave
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/nicaraguas-government-in-fierce-clash-with-catholic-church-over-hunger-strikes/2019/11/19/abe45c4c-0a44-11ea-8054-289aef6e38a3_story.html

Police ringed churches in Managua and other parts of this predominantly Catholic ... Dozens of students demonstrated Tuesday at the Jesuit-affiliated University of Central America chanting: “Respect ...

News Nicaragua police: Ortega Mobs and Police Attack Radio Station in Leon, Nicaragua

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Ortega Mobs and Police Attack Radio Station in Leon, Nicaragua
News source: https://havanatimes.org/news/ortega-mobs-and-police-attack-radio-station-in-leon-nicaragua/

Government-allied mobs and officials of the National Police attempted to forcefully break into the installations of the independent radio station Radio Dario in the Nicaraguan city of Leon on Thursday afternoon, September 26.

News Nicaragua police: Nicaragua police stamp out protests with tear gas, punches

Published on: Saturday 21 September 2019
Nicaragua police stamp out protests with tear gas, punches
News source: https://www.thestar.com/news/world/americas/2019/09/21/nicaragua-police-stamp-out-protests-with-tear-gas-punches.html

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Nicaraguan police on Saturday dispersed anti-government protesters with tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets, injuring two people. Carrying blue and white balloons, ...

News Nicaragua police: Nicaragua police clash with protesters urging president to quit

Published on: Sunday 22 September 2019
Nicaragua police clash with protesters urging president to quit
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/09/nicaragua-police-clash-protesters-urging-president-quit-190922134403453.html

Police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at anti-government protesters in Nicaragua, injuring two people. The demonstrators are demanding President Daniel Ortega stand down and call an election.

News Nicaragua police: Nicaragua police quash opposition protest

Published on: Saturday 21 September 2019
Nicaragua police quash opposition protest
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/nicaragua-police-quash-opposition-protest/a-50532766

Protesters took to the streets in Nicaragua's capital, but were met with repression. Protests have been banned by authorities since last year, when an anti-government movement swept the nation.

News Nicaragua police: Border Patrol Arrest Reports Are Full of Lies That Can Sabotage Asylum Claims

Published on: Monday 12 August 2019
Border Patrol Arrest Reports Are Full of Lies That Can Sabotage Asylum Claims
News source: https://theintercept.com/2019/08/11/border-patrol-asylum-claim/

Back in Nicaragua, before he even left the airport, he was arrested. Police officers took him to a back room and kept him there for 26 hours. John tried to appeal, staged a hunger strike ...

News Nicaragua police: ‘I can’t imagine he would be violent’: Neighbors question Howard police’s handling of fatal shooting

Published on: Tuesday 23 July 2019
‘I can’t imagine he would be violent’: Neighbors question Howard police’s handling of fatal shooting
News source: https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/howard/cng-ho-woodbine-shooting-20190722-3ixye25tvzhkdhrjk7sxcgkkgi-story.html

When she approached, police said the deceased was a “heavy-set white man with a tattoo," according to Sweeney. So she pulled out her phone and showed a picture of Gerardo Alberto Espinoza, a visiting ...

News Nicaragua police: Islamic State group: Nicaragua arrests four suspected members

Published on: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Islamic State group: Nicaragua arrests four suspected members
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-48773780

They have been deported to Costa Rica. The men entered Nicaragua through an unauthorised crossing point known as La Guasimada near the southern municipality of Cárdenas, Nicaraguan police said (in ...

News Nicaragua police: International pressure worked in Nicaragua. Nations must turn up the heat.

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
International pressure worked in Nicaragua. Nations must turn up the heat.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/international-pressure-worked-in-nicaragua-nations-must-turn-up-the-heat/2019/06/28/d663df26-96c0-11e9-916d-9c61607d8190_story.html

Last year’s sanctions against Mr. Ortega’s wife (who is also the vice president), son and national police chief did force the president’s hand, making it clear that he had to take steps to alleviate ...

News Nicaragua police: Even a Cemetery Is Fair Ground to Harass a Victim’s Relatives in Ortega’s Nicaragua

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://havanatimes.org/news/even-a-cemetery-is-fair-ground-to-harass-a-victims-relatives-in-ortegas-nicaragua/

Also the Police The Sandinista harassment was also joined by the besiegement of police officers. The Ortega supporters notified the Police about the express protest, and they immediately appeared with ...

News Nicaragua police: Making Sense of Bernie’s Sandinista Sympathies

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://newrepublic.com/article/154096/making-sense-bernies-sandinista-sympathies

Nicaragua. I spent most of my time interviewing peasants in relatively remote areas and to get to their homes I often traveled on crowded buses also carrying off-duty police and soldiers. ...