Nicaragua

May 14, 2018
Courtney Desiree Morris

How did recent protests over social security cuts in Nicaragua turn into a nationwide grassroots mobilization against President Daniel Ortega? 

December 18, 2017
Nicole Fabricant, Brett Gustafson, and Laura Weiss

NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, Fossil Fuels and Toxic Landscapes.

November 16, 2017
Miranda Cady Hallett and Leisy J. Abrego

After decades in limbo, the Trump administration threatens to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for over 300,000 immigrants. It’s time instead to grant them citizenship.

September 7, 2017
Douglas Haynes

From increasingly frequent storms to food insecurity, Nicaragua has been hard-hit by the impacts of climate change. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and facing Hurricane Irma, we can learn from their response.

June 23, 2017
Jonah Walters

Remembering Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann, the Sandinista priest and one-time United Nations General Assembly president who died earlier this month. 

May 24, 2017
Sandra Cuffe

Rural communities and environmental activists in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador unite to create a new front of resistance against mining projects across the region.

April 28, 2017
Pamela J. Neumann

Five years after Nicaragua passed a comprehensive law against gender-based violence, a lack of resources and political undermining has weakened women’s rights and legal protection against abuse.

December 2, 2016
Laura Hobson Herlihy and Brett Spencer

Yatama, an indigenous political party on the Caribbean coast, contests Daniel Ortega’s hegemony.

September 16, 2016
Jennifer Goett and Courtney Desiree Morris

Political repression in the country has its roots in U.S. intervention.

September 6, 2016
Laura Hobson Herlihy

Farmers, cattle-ranchers, and extractive industries threaten the livelihood of Nicaragua’s Miskitu people while the government of Daniel Ortega looks the other way.

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