President Daniel Ortega

MANAGUA, Nicaragua | Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — The 21-year-old agricultural economics student, nearly two months pregnant, had hoped to escape Nicaragua with her boyfriend, but a police officer on a motorcycle blocked their path as they were getting into taxis with other students to go to a safe house. Five police trucks loaded with masked and armed men dressed … Continue reading MANAGUA, Nicaragua | Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

WASHINGTON | Correction: OAS Nicaragua resolution story

WASHINGTON  — In a July 18 story about a resolution adopted by the Organization of American States, The Associated Press reported erroneously the position of Sen. Bob Menendez. He is the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, not the chairman. A corrected version of the story is below: OAS condemns human rights abuses … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: OAS Nicaragua resolution story