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In the Aftermath of Montes Killing, Prison Administration Stays Mute, while Many Nicaraguans Demand Answers.

In the aftermath of the killing of political prisoner Eddy Montes at the Modelo prison, the Interior Ministry (MIGOB, by its Spanish acronym) has retreated into mutism. MIGOB has not released any additional information beyond two press statements issued yesterday…
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Political Prisoner Eddy Montes Killed in Custody; Nicaragua’s MIGOB says it was “self-defense,” though Fellow Prisoners Dispute this.

Political prisoner Eddy Montes was shot and killed yesterday by a guard at the Modelo Prison in Tipitapa, Nicaragua. The fifty-seven year old Montes was an American citizen. The circumstances of his death are under dispute, as the Ministry of…
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NICARAGUA: Negotiations Remain Stalled, as Ortega-Murillo Government and Alianza Cívica Wage Battle via Press Releases.

Negotiations between the Ortega-Murillo administration and the Alianza Cívica stalled almost a month ago, on April 3, when the parties were unable to reach any agreements on two important issues, democracy and justice. Now, both sides are locked in a…
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OAS Permanent Council Considers Legal Basis for the Application of Democratic Charter to Nicaragua

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States met this morning to consider the the situation/status of democracy in Nicaragua, as part of the process towards the application of Article 20 of the Democratic Charter which could lead to…
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