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Stephen Kinzer Jan 10
41 years ago today the editor Pedro Joaquin Chamorro was assassinated. His motto: "Without freedom of the press, there is no freedom." The murder set off an 18-month national uprising that ended with the Somoza regime's overthrow. A moral hero for all journalists.
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Robert Palladino Mar 18
The U.S. condemns the Ortega regime’s continued violence and repression toward the people. We will continue to urge accountability for those who have demonstrated blatant disregard for human rights and fundamental freedoms.
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Dec 20
As the people mark 8 months of violent repression from + cronies, the President has signed my into law to hold regime accountable. Ortega's latest repression is another desperate attempt to cling on to power + the US will answer appropriately.
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Michael Johns Jun 18
In the '80s, as I was making the case for arming the and visiting their base camps, liberals countered that communist was the best thing to happen to its people. Today these same liberals ask us to open our arms to those fleeing his governance.
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Sep 26
Very glad to see my moving forward. Thanks to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for supporting the people + passing both the Nica Act + sanctions bill. We need these bills to become law + keep building pressure on the regime
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Vatican News Jul 10
Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, Archbishop Waldemar Stanislaw Sommertag, and Bishop Jose Silvio Baez were attacked on Monday by pro-government paramilitaries.
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US-Botschaft Berlin Mar 19
The condemns Ortega’s continued violence toward the people & calls on him to release those detained and commit to free & fair elections. Nicaraguans deserve a gov’t that listens to their voices and their rights.
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Mona Eltahawy Apr 28
The government appears to have engaged in serious abuses against protesters and arbitrarily shut down media outlets covering the recent protests -
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❤️Black Rose/Rosa Negra🖤 Apr 27
"It’s No Longer About Social Security" - Interview with Miranda, a based student who is deeply involved in the protest and university occupations.
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Stephen Kinzer Jan 12
My new column: In 1978 the editor Pedro Joaquin Chamorro was murdered for opposing dictatorship. Now his son is the country's leading journalist and crusades against another dictatorship--while under 24-hour guard.
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NACLA Report Jul 26
The revolution was once a source of inspiration for the Left across the world. But president Daniel has betrayed its core tenets.
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Bianca Jagger Nicaraguense por gracia de Dios 🇳🇮 Apr 5
Dear members of the on behalf of Nicaraguan victims of the brutal relentless persecution of the murderous dictator, I urge you not to abandon us. Please apply the to the Gov when you meet to consider our situation
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NACLA Report Jun 18
Making sense of the student uprising: Amid violence and chaos in Nicaragua, onlookers have struggled to make sense of a fast-developing situation. What can the Left do?
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Bianca Jagger Nicaraguense por gracia de Dios 🇳🇮 Oct 19
I am happy to see the British media finally reporting the onslaught of the people by RT Daniel Ortega unleashes Orwellian repression as ...
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cross1008 Apr 17
knew that this bank was going to be sanctioned, that's why he sold it to us. He created a debt in name of the government that we are all going to pay. The benefits of Many people care more about defending ideologies than their own money 😅
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Mario Diaz-Balart 19h
Replying to @MarioDB
On the first anniversary of the protests, I was honored to meet with members of our Southern Florida community to discuss ways to tighten pressure on the regime and promote democracy in .
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Adam Asher Aug 27
When journalist Ángel Gahona was murdered, his friend decided to follow in his footsteps & continue the investigative reporting that Angel so bravely pursued. A moving . to here:
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Paulo Abrāo May 14
We confirm that the government has accepted our request to visit the country to verify the situation of Human Rights
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Jon Lee Anderson Jul 18
Monimbo, historic barrio of the city of , retaken by pro-government paramilitaries. The funeral cortège of opposition member José Rafael Palacio Aguilera, 33, killed by them yesterday, closely watched by paramilitaries on its way to cemetery.
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Maria Elvira Salazar 🇺🇸 Oct 17
It is shameful that a candidate would bring a supporter of the Castro regime to campaign with her. This is disrespectful to the , and exile communities. I urge my opponent to reconsider and cancel her event with Congresswoman Barbara Lee.
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