Nicaragua

November 6, 2021
John Perry with Patricia Ruiz, Winnie Narvaez, and Yorlis Luna

Viewpoint: Nicaragua’s upcoming presidential elections have been criticized as a farce. But for many Nicaraguans, they represent a huge choice.

September 22, 2021
Karen Kampwirth

Although violence by Sandinistas against LGBTQ people has increased in recent years, activists persevere in fighting for their rights.

August 6, 2021
John Perry

Biden administration looks to sanctions against Nicaragua, an approach that has historically had mixed results.

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.

July 13, 2020
María Jesús Mora

A wave of the coronavirus hitting Costa Rica’s agriculture and construction industries—both heavily reliant on migrant labor—has sparked an uptick in xenophobia against Nicaraguan migrants.

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

 

September 3, 2018
Laura Blume

Las respuestas de Estados Unidos a Daniel Ortega de Nicaragua y Juan Orlando Hernández de Honduras revelan que la política exterior de Washington en América Central está atrapada en la era de la Guerra Fría.

August 15, 2018
Laura Blume

U.S. responses to Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega and Honduras’ Juan Orlando Hernández reveal Washington’s foreign policy in Central America is stuck in the Cold War era.

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