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Feb 07, 2019
Two more women accuse ex-Costa Rican president Oscar Arias of sexual misconduct, but #MeToo still muted in Latin AmericaTwo women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct
Sep 17, 2018
Thousands protest against President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua's capital; Opposition groups demand resignationThousands of protesters assembled in Nicaragua's capital, Managua to demand President Daniel Ortega's resignation.
Sep 05, 2018
US to lead Security Council talks on Iran in late September, aims to put pressure over violation of resolutionsWith the United States now holding the presidency of the Security Council, Haley said the aim is to put further pressure on Tehran over its alleged violations of council resolutions. "President Trump is very adamant that we have to start making sure that Iran is falling in line with international order," Haley told reporters.
Jul 31, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Daniel Ortega defends parapolice violence against anti-government protestors as US issues warningNicaragua leader Daniel Ortega described armed and masked paramilitaries seen cooperating closely with his security forces against the protesters as "volunteer police."
Jul 27, 2018
Former Cuban president Raul Castro accuses US of 'tightening the noose' by controlling country's financial transactionsFormer Cuban president Raul Castro has accused the US of tightening its grip on his country, Venezuela and Nicaragua and persecuting their financial transactions
Jul 22, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Hundreds march towards Managua, protest to defy president Daniel Ortega's crackdown on dissentHundreds of protests have converged in the Nicaragua's capital city of Managua to defy president Daniel Ortega's crackdown on dissent
Jul 18, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Firefight erupts as security forces move into Masaya's Monimbo; neighbourhood is centre of resistance against govtGangs of armed men dressed as civilians appear to be working in coordination with police to remove roadblocks set up by the opposition that has snarled the country's traffic for months.
Jul 16, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: 10 dead, 20 injured after pro-govt forces launch operation to quell protests in Masaya, says human rights groupNicaragua's pro-government forces launched an operation in the country's south that left at least 10 people dead and around 20 injured on Sunday, a human rights group said.
Jul 13, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Four police officers, one protester killed; death toll climbs to 260 in four months of anti-govt protestsMovement leader Francisca Ramirez, said the protesters — some of whom were armed — were "attacked by agents and paramilitaries," and responded with gunfire in Nicaragua
Jul 12, 2018
Nicaragua unrest: Toll from four-month crackdown on anti-government protests reaches 264, claims human rights bodyThe known death toll from a four-month crackdown on anti-government protests in Nicaragua has risen to 264, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights said Wednesday.