Daniel Ortega

U.S. Navy Veteran Killed in Nicaragua Prison Riot

Nicaraguan-American dual national Eddy Montes Praslin was one of 18 imprisoned anti-government protesters killed or wounded on Thursday in a disturbance at the La Modelo prison near the Nicaraguan capital city of Managua. Montes was reportedly shot dead by prison guards in what U.S. Ambassador Kevin Sullivan called an “unjustifiable use of lethal force against an unarmed political prisoner.”

A sign reads "Eddy, Matagalpa shouts present, present, present" during the burial of Nicaraguan-US political prisoner Eddy Montes Praslin, killed in a riot in La Modelo maximum security prison, in Matagalpa, about 124 km southeast of Managua, on May 19, 2019. (Photo by INTI OCON / AFP) (Photo credit should …

Experts: Nicaragua Regime Responsible for ‘Gross Human Rights Violations’

Daniel Ortega’s communist regime in Nicaragua is responsible for “gross human rights violations” and continues to act with impunity amid a widespread popular uprising, a report the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and the Organization of American States (OAS) revealed Tuesday.

CORRECTS BYLINE - A protestor holds a photo of one of the victims of the deadly protests during an anti-government march in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The current unrest began in April, when President Daniel Ortega imposed cuts to the social security system and small protests by senior …

Nicaragua Blasts ‘Savage Capitalism,’ U.S. Sanctions at U.N.

The foreign minister of Nicaragua denounced “savage capitalism” during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly this week. He also took aim at U.S. sanctions imposed in response to the deadly crackdown against protesters at the hands of communist dictator Daniel Ortega.

Nicaragua's representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) Denis Moncada Colindres speaks the OAS headquarters in Washington, DC on July 18, 2018. - The Organization of American States called on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to work with the opposition to set dates for early elections in the violence-wracked Central …

‘They Tortured a U.S. Citizen’: Communist Repression Continues Against Students in Nicaragua

Marco Noel Novoa survived over a week of intense torture in a Nicaraguan prison, exacerbated by the communist regime knowing his status as a U.S. citizen and fearing he was working for the CIA. In remarks to Breitbart News this week, Novoa says the violence against pro-democracy student protesters like himself continues, even if international media attention has waned.

Relatives and friends mourn during the funeral of Ezequiel Leiva, 26, who died in the hospital three months after being injured during anti-government protests, in Managua on September 18, 2018. (Photo by INTI OCON / AFP) (Photo credit should read INTI OCON/AFP/Getty Images)

Nikki Haley Leads U.N. Security Council Debate on Nicaragua

The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley led a United Nations Security Council debate on the crisis in Nicaragua on Wednesday, as Daniel Ortega’s communist regime continues to brutally repress political dissidents.

TOPSHOT - A little girl is pictured during a march against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, on September 2, 2018. - At least two people were injured on Sunday, when alleged paramilitaries fired against an opposition march, which ended up in violence in eastern Managua. (Photo by INTI …

Ortega Weekend Siege on Nicaragua Church Ends with 2 Dead, Dozens Injured

An estimated 200 student protesters deemed “terrorists” by the communist government of Nicaragua safely walked out of a Catholic Church after it was besieged for hours over the weekend by forces loyal to Nicaraguan dictator Daniel Ortega in an incident that left two dead and dozens wounded.

Los estudiantes fueron trasladados a la Catedral Metropolitana de Managua, donde se reunirán con representantes de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) y se entregarán a sus padres.

U.S: Nicaragua’s Leftist Regime Denying Health Care to People Injured in Protests

WASHINGTON, DC — The administration of Nicaragua’s communist dictator Daniel Ortega is denying ”access to healthcare” to detractors and forcing families, likely from the opposition, to lie about the cause of death for their loved ones before they can retrieve their body, a senior U.S. Department of State (DOS) official told lawmakers.

Five dead in latest Nicaraguan protest violence

Communist Ortega’s ‘Battle for Peace’ Kills over 300 Nicaraguans

Nicaragua’s communist dictator Daniel Ortega over the weekend described the government’s violent crackdown on protesters demanding his exit that has so far killed more than 300 demonstrators since April as a “battle for peace” that follows in the footsteps of Jesus Christ.

Ortega and Murillo: Nicaragua's canny power couple

Catholic Church Joins Anti-Leftist Opposition in Nicaragua

The commitment by the repressive communist administration of Daniel Ortega to dialogue with the Catholic Church-backed opposition is “insincere,” the human rights group Amnesty International determined this week.

'Not one more death': Nicaraguan bishops stand with Ortega's opponents

Over 200 Protesters Killed Since April in Nicaragua

The Nicaraguan regime’s deadly ongoing crackdown on protesters discontent with the policies of the ruling government of the communist Sandinista dictator Daniel Ortega has already left over 200 people dead since demonstrations erupted in April.

At least two dead in Nicaragua's day of anti-Ortega marches