Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 11, the 315th day of 2019. There are 50 days left in the year. Today is Veterans Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

US sanctions 3 Nicaraguan officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning three Nicaraguan officials accused of human rights abuses, election fraud and corruption. The U.S. Department of Treasury's ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2019. There are 72 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 20, 20...

Nicaragua's Ortega blames US, OAS for encouraging protests

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has accused the U.S. Embassy and international organizations of fueling 1 ½ years of protests against his government. Ort...

Nicaragua police stamp out protests with tear gas, punches

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan police have dispersed anti-government protesters in the capital with tear gas, injuring two people. Carrying blue and white balloons, demonstrato...

AP Interview: Nicaragua opposition leader sees long road

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan opposition leader Félix Maradiaga says after returning from 14 months in exile that he will not leave again, even though he believes President Daniel Ortega has im...

Nicaragua group says 17 govt foes from countryside killed

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaragua human rights organization said Friday it had documented the killings of 17 government opponents from the rural north this year. Vilma Nuñez, pre...

Venezuela's socialist govt happy over removal of John Bolton

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A senior official in Venezuela's embattled socialist government expressed delight Tuesday over the firing of U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, whose hawkish views and...

Nicaragua opposition slams government's no show for talks

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's political opposition says President Daniel Ortega has "killed negotiations" by not sending representatives to a meeting aimed at restarting stalled dialogue. ...

Nicaragua da nacionalidad a expresidente salvadoreño Funes

MANAGUA (AP) — El gobierno de Nicaragua otorgó la nacionalidad al expresidente salvadoreño, Mauricio Funes, asilado en este país desde 2016 y requerido en El Salvador por supuesto peculado, enriquecim...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Puerto Rico ...

Correction: United States-Nicaragua

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a June 21 story about U.S. and Canadian sanctions imposed on some Nicaraguan officials, The Associated Press, referring to a press release, said Canada didn't immediately identify...

Human rights group urges sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch called Wednesday on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security official...

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for ...

Nicaragua officials release more prisoners after crackdown

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Relatives say Nicaraguan authorities have released two journalists who were jailed during a crackdown on protests against President Daniel Ortega. The relea...