Daniel Ortega

February 16, 2023
Lorraine Bayard de Volo

Karen Kampwirth’s new book examines nearly five decades of LGBTQ organizing, culture, persecution, and resistance in Nicaragua.

December 3, 2021
José Luis Rocha

Displacement and accumulation have characterized Ortega’s Nicaragua. Can the tycoons expect more of the same in his fourth consecutive term?

November 9, 2021
William I. Robinson

After silencing the opposition, Daniel Ortega claims victory for a fourth consecutive term.

June 21, 2021
José Luis Rocha

The detention of political opponents in the lead up to November presidential elections is the latest episode in the FSLN’s long-troubled relationship to democracy.

September 16, 2019
Jonah Walters

In Nicaragua, workers face a dangerous contradiction—organize within the limits of the government’s corporatist development model, or be shut down.

December 12, 2018
Josh Mayer

The Indio-Maíz fire sparked the current wave of protests and repression in Nicaragua. But the fire reveals far more about the consequences of the Ortega administration’s failure to respect Indigenous and Afro-descendant rights and to halt the colonization of Indigenous lands.

September 24, 2018
James Phillips

Many reports on the situation in Nicaragua have failed to capture the complexity of the crisis


July 25, 2018
Jeffrey L. Gould

Making sense of Daniel Ortega’s slow betrayal of the Nicaraguan revolution

July 9, 2018
Rebecca Gordon

...and at a crossroads.

July 2, 2018
Lori Hanson and Miguel Gomez

Mientras el descontento con la presidencia de Ortega se extiende por Nicaragua, un pequeño movimiento estudiantil ha crecido hasta incluir una variedad diversa de movimientos opositores y actores del sector privado, cada uno con su propia agenda política.


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