“U.N. accuses Nicaragua government of widespread rights violations”, article from Reuters.

 “The report documented human rights violations between April 18 and Aug. 18, including the disproportionate use of force and extrajudicial killings by the Nicaraguan police, disappearances, widespread arbitrary detentions and instances of torture and sexual violence in detention centers”, according to the article.

Read the article in English here: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nicaragua-protests/u-n-accuses-nicaragua-government-of-widespread-rights-violations-idUSKCN1LE0KX?utm_source=applenews

Read and download UN report in English here: https://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/NI/HumanRightsViolationsNicaraguaApr_Aug2018_EN.pdf

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“The division of the Latin American left in the face of the situation in Nicaragua”, article from NY Times.

 “The Nicaraguan crisis has opened a new chapter in the division of the Latin American left. Already last year the left had fragmented around the Venezuelan crisis”, starts the article.

Read the article in Spanish here: https://www.nytimes.com/es/2018/08/19/opinion-rojas-izquierda-latinoamericana-nicaragua/

‘Beautiful as ever!’: Nicaragua pushes tourism despite ongoing crisis”, article from The Guardian

“Rosario Murillo, Nicaragua’s unpopular vice-president and first lady, told state media that after the campaign’s official launch next week it would be taken to travel expos in Argentina, Brazil, France, Italy, Slovenia, the US and the UK. “God willing, we will be at all these events promoting our Always Beautiful Nicaragua.””, according to the article

Read and watch the report in English here: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/11/nicaragua-pushes-tourism-despite-ongoing-crisis-pr-campaign

“OAS Creates Working Group to Seek Peace in Violence Torn Nicaragua”, article from Havana Times.

“The permanent council of the Organization of American States (OAS) decided today to create a ‘working group’ to contribute to a peaceful solution to the crisis in Nicaragua, where hundreds have been killed and thousands wounded since April 19th”, explains the article.

“The ‘working group’ will be responsible for monitoring the situation in Nicaragua and contribute solutions for a peaceful and rapid resolution to the conflict, the most serious in the country in four decades”, continues the author.

 

Read the interview in English here: https://www.havanatimes.org/?p=139237

“The OAS approves a resolution to create a ‘working group’ in Nicaragua”, article from El Mundo

“The Organization of American States (OAS) has approved on Thursday the creation of a ‘working group’ for Nicaragua whose mission will be to support the national dialogue and contribute to the “search for peaceful and sustainable solutions” for the crisis, the bloodiest since the 80s of the last century”, according to el Mundo.

Read the article in Spanish here: http://www.elmundo.es/internacional/2018/08/02/5b63758eca4741a4328b4612.html

“100 days of the crisis in Nicaragua: 5 emblematic objects that explain what is happening in the Central American country”, report from BBC News

“Daniel Ortega attributed the violence of these months to paramilitary groups ‘organized by people who are against the government’ and reiterated his intention to continue as president until 2021”, adds the news media El Mostrador.

Watch the report shared by El Mostrador in Spanish here: http://www.elmostrador.cl/noticias/multimedia/2018/07/26/100-dias-de-la-crisis-en-nicaragua-5-objetos-emblematicos-que-explican-lo-que-esta-pasando-en-el-pais-centroamericano/

“Back to Nicaragua for a Pioneering Photographer of Rebellion”, interview from the New York Times.

“The documentary photographer Susan Meiselas, who gained fame for her gritty, empathetic war coverage in Nicaragua and El Salvador in the 1980s, returned to Managua to cover a march while installing her retrospective at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art”, explains the reporter Jason Henry.

Read the interview in English here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/24/arts/design/susan-meiselas-retrospective-sfmoma.html