Journalists’ lives at risk in Ortega’s socialist Nicaragua

Journalists’ lives at risk in Ortega’s socialist Nicaragua

by WorldTribune Staff, December 11, 2018 Since anti-government protests broke out in socialist Nicaragua in April, more than 270 people have been killed and 2,000 injured. The world is aware of the situation thanks in large part to the nation’s independent media outlets. The Free Oress has now become a major target of President Daniel […]

Analysts: Nicaragua’s Ortega using Venezuelan tactics to suppress opposition

Analysts: Nicaragua’s Ortega using Venezuelan tactics to suppress opposition

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2018 Nicaraguan strongman Daniel Ortega is following the playbook of the socialist regime in Venezuela to violently crush the opposition, observers say. Since anti-government protests broke out in April, some 450 Nicaraguans have been killed as Ortega follows the Venezuelan strategy of deploying armed paramilitary gangs to enforce political control. “Both Ortega and (Venezuelan […]

Rights group: Masked paramilitary rules Nicaraguan streets in ‘undeclared state of siege’

Rights group: Masked paramilitary rules Nicaraguan streets in ‘undeclared state of siege’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2018 Between 1,000 and 1,500 masked paramilitary forces are protecting the rule of President Daniel Ortega amid ongoing unrest in Nicaragua, a rights group said. The Pro-Human Rights Association of Nicaragua reported on July 26 that the paramilitary force has killed 97 people since July 11 and is responsible for […]

Latin America going Red on Obama’s watch . . . as it did on Carter’s

Latin America going Red on Obama’s watch . . . as it did on Carter’s

Based on an article by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in Media While the U.S. media was preoccupied with unsubstantiated sexual harassment allegations against Herman Cain, America was losing Nicaragua to the communists — again. But you wouldn’t know this from reading the American press. You would have to turn to such British publications as Economist […]