• 22 May, 2022
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Nicaragua’s Ortega sworn in for fourth term as U.S., EU impose sanctions

By Daphne Psaledakis and Robin Emmott WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega was sworn into office for his fourth consecutive term on Monday, hours after the United States and…

Biden signs bill calling for more sanctions, pressure on Nicaragua

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed into law a bill calling for more sanctions and other punitive measures against the government of Nicaraguan President…

Ortega Win: A New Blow to Biden’s Central America Strategy

U.S. President Joe Biden's efforts to tackle migration from Central America by promoting the rule of law took a hit with the contentious re-election of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, the…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

Sanctions among tools U.S. could tap against supporters of Ortega government -Blinken

(Reuters) - The United States is ready to use a range of tools, including possible sanctions, visa restrictions and coordinated actions with allies against those complicit in supporting the Nicaragua…

U.S. prepares sanctions, pressure on Nicaragua after election -officials

By Matt Spetalnick and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Biden administration is prepared to impose further sanctions and ratchet up diplomatic pressure on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government following elections…

Colombia dismisses Nicaragua’s World Court claims over maritime boundaries

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Lawyers for Colombia on Wednesday dismissed Nicaragua's claims before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), insisting that Bogota did respect a 2012 ruling on their maritime…

U.S. extends deportation relief for immigrants from 6 countries

By Ted Hesson and Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) - The United States will extend deportation relief and work permits for more than 300,000 Salvadorans, Hondurans and other immigrants in the United…

Lost hope: Ortega’s crackdown in Nicaragua stirs fast-growing exodus

By Daina Beth Solomon and Alvaro Murillo MEXICO CITY/SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Nicaraguan activist Jesus Adolfo Tefel has already been detained once, in 2019, when he tried to bring water…