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Oswaldo Rivas

Eta becomes tropical storm inland after battering Nicaragua, Honduras

Nov 04 2020

MANAGUA, Nov 4 Eta weakened to a tropical storm over Nicaragua on Wednesday after unleashing floods and landslides over the country and in neighboring Honduras, reportedly killing at least three people and stranding dozens of fishermen in the Atlantic.

Hurricane Eta slams Central America, causes deadly mudslides, strands fishermen

Nov 04 2020

MANAGUA Hurricane Eta ripped roofs from homes, unleashed major flooding and caused landslides as it battered the coastline of Nicaragua and neighboring Honduras on Tuesday, reportedly killing at least three people and putting dozens of fishermen in peril. | Video

Relatives bury Nicaraguan laborer whose death sparked migrant-work debate in Europe

Aug 28 2020

JINOTEGA, Nicaragua/MANAGUA Grieving relatives in northern Nicaragua on Friday buried the body of a Nicaraguan agricultural laborer whose death from a heat stroke in Spain this month triggered a debate about working conditions of undocumented migrants in Europe.

Nicaragua orders expulsion of U.N. human rights delegation

Aug 31 2018

MANAGUA Nicaragua's government has ordered the expulsion of a United Nations human rights delegation, shortly after the body released a scathing report condemning repression and abuses committed by President Daniel Ortega's administration.

Nicaragua orders expulsion of U.N. human rights delegation

Aug 31 2018

MANAGUA Nicaragua's government has ordered the expulsion of a United Nations human rights delegation, shortly after the body released a scathing report condemning repression and abuses committed by President Daniel Ortega's administration.

Violent Nicaragua protests claim another 10 lives: rights group

Jul 15 2018

MANAGUA Nicaraguan police and paramilitary groups loyal to President Daniel Ortega killed at least 10 people on Sunday, a human rights association said, as the death toll from violent clashes in the Central American country continues to rise.

Nicaragua students freed from church after violent night; one killed

Jul 15 2018

MANAGUA Catholic bishops on Saturday secured the release of dozens of Nicaraguan student protesters trapped overnight inside in a church under a hail of gunfire from armed pro-government supporters, who killed at least one person inside, a human rights group said. | Video

More violence rings out in Nicaragua after nation-wide strike

Jul 14 2018

MASAYA, Nicaragua Violent clashes in Nicaragua flared on Friday night at a church in the capital where several people were seriously injured, following months of unrest pitting pro-government forces against protesters that has claimed some 300 lives.

Violence flares up in Nicaragua after suspension of peace talks

Jun 19 2018

MASAYA, Nicaragua Nicaraguan police and masked gunmen clashed with anti-government protesters on Tuesday, leaving at least six dead following the suspension of peace talks to quell two months of deadly demonstrations, a human rights group said.

Deadly shoot-out, fire break Nicaragua truce; talks proceed

Jun 16 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua Eight people died on Saturday in a shoot-out and fire that shattered a truce struck hours earlier between President Daniel Ortega and protesters, and civic leaders condemned the violence while vowing to continue talks with the government.

World News

Turkey to expel US envoy and nine others, Erdogan says

ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that he had told his foreign ministry to expel the ambassadors of the United States and nine other Western countries for demanding the release of philanthropist Osman Kavala.