The OrMu Propaganda Machine, Part 3: Fireworks and Other Illusions

On December 21, after being expelled from Nicaragua, the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, by its Spanish acronym) presented its long-awaited report on the Nicaraguan crisis. GIEI concluded that the “The Government of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo committed…
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Covering an Acid Attack in Managua: A Tale of Partisan Press, a Russian Woman, and a T-shirt

Yesterday, at around 3 pm Managua time, a woman walked into the Cathedral of Managua. She headed to the confessional where she found Fr. Mario Guevara, the Cathedral’s vicar. The woman confessed and was absolved. This would have been an…
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The Ortega Regime vs. the Press

When Daniel Ortega became president in 2007, the relationship between the Nicaraguan government and the independent press changed dramatically. It’s not that the independent press had enjoyed a particularly easy relationship with the previous administrations. However, the governments of Chamorro,…
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