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Stories about Nicaragua
25 November 2016
21 August 2016
Nicaragua has the highest cervical cancer death rate in the Americas —and women must face down societal pressure even to get treated.
18 July 2016
The civic group La Corriente develops “actions that generate changes [for] equality, […] combining research, education, media, and the creativity of a team of people devoted to the feminist cause."
12 July 2016
"[M]y struggle is filled with energy from all of these marvelous and invigorating women, my commitment has new strength..."
23 May 2016
"Having a good sense of humor is self-criticism, and these 'telepresidents,' which is what I call politicians who are obsessed with the screen, don’t accept any type of criticism."
28 January 2016
Rising Voices congratulates the five winners from Argentina, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua that will receive microgrants and mentoring for their indigenous language digital activism projects.
26 November 2015
Three events have caused Costa Rica to hit the headlines in Central America in mid November. Let's see what it was about.
25 October 2015
The dismissal of the representative for the UN system in Nicaragua is seen by some as a way to avoid a "Central American Spring."
13 September 2015
Nicaragua passed Law 779 three years ago to protect domestic violence victims. But women say the law since has been watered down, and courts lack the resources to investigate complaints.
23 July 2015
The death of three family members is the latest tragedy staining Nicaragua's National Police force. The country's outrage might be here to stay.
18 June 2015
The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.
23 January 2015
Birdman and La Parka are movies with Mexican talent that are nominated at the Oscars. González Iñárritu y Lubezki are after the award, as well as Serra Argüello from Nicaragua.
10 September 2014
14 August 2014
Although fishing is a risky activity for those whose livelihoods depend on the water, other forces present a more dramatic and far-reaching threat to small-scale fishing in the Global South.