Tag Archive: OrMu

(OPINION) Fifteen Questions about the Agenda for Negotiations in Nicaragua

On Wednesday afternoon, the negotiating teams for the Alianza Cívica and for the Ortega-Murillo administration issued a joint statement, announcing the negotiation agenda moving forward.  The document, written in flawless “diplomatese”, outlines six main themes, (1) strengthening of democracy and…
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Nica News Roundup (March 11) – OrMu Negotiators get Stood Up, “Like the Bride from Tola” at the INCAE.

In this Edition OrMu’s Negotiators get Stood Up “Like the Bride from Tola” at the INCAE; On Political Prisoners, Organizations Demand Government Action; Yubrank Suazo Punished, After Defiant Act of Protest; OrMu Chides Alianza in Statement The Alianza Civica stuck…
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Nica News Roundup (March 10): Alianza Throws Down Gauntlet


After taking the weekend to consider their options, the Alianza Civica laid down the gauntlet: They will only return to the negotiation once “the Government of Nicaragua shows the country convincing proof of willingness to find solutions to the crisis,…
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BREAKING: While Bishops Decline Invitation to Witness Negotiations, Evangelical Pastor Says Yes. Alianza to Reconsider (UPDATED).

EDITORIAL NOTE: This post has been updated to reflect that Pastor Omar Duarte has accepted the invitation to serve as “witness” to the dialogue. The Alianza will take the weekend to reconsider its own participation. While the Nicaraguan Episcopal Conference…
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Nica News Roundup – Tuesday Edition (March 5)

In this edition: Nicaraguan Bishops will not be Toyed With; OrMu-Alianza Stalemate Continues; Accounts of Torture and Sexual Violence Come Out of OrMu Prisons. Nicaraguan Bishops will not be Toyed With. Nicaragua’s Bishops’ Conference (CEN) issued a press release on…
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Nica News Roundup (Morning Update) – March 4

Day 320

In this edition Francisca Ramírez Ousted; FSLN Declared Winner in Caribbean Regional Election; No News About Brandon and Glen; Alianza Continues PR Campaign; Francisca Ramírez Out of the Movimiento Campesino After her video-taped statement was published on Despacho505 and all over social…
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Nica News Roundup (Weekend Edition) – March 3

319 days

In this edition: More prisoners transfered to house arrest. Alianza vs. Francisca Ramirez? Atlantic Coast Regional Elections Underway. More prisoners transfered to house arrest. On Saturday, the Comité Pro Liberación de Presos Políticos confirmed that Brandon Lovo and Glen Slate…
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Nica News Roundup (Morning Edition) – March 1

In this edition Nicaraguan Journalism Celebrated Today, While Journalists Remain Under Siege. Young Nicaraguans Protest Inside the UCA. Editorial Cartoonists Reflect on Press Freedom on National Journalists’ Day. Nicaragua has reached day 318 since the beginning of the crisis. Today…
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