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"Just when it needs it most, the continent's integration collapses"
As in previous circumstances, emigration has once again become an escape route from the nation's economic and political crisis.
Electoral violence in fact has flared up within the ranks of the Awami League itself, as prospective candidates compete to be nominated by the party.
Journalists practice self-censorship, with propaganda channels dominating attention.
For many, the recent detentions prove President Daniel Ortega is not willing to face open presidential elections this November.
"Our individual and collective history is not a static point in time and space, but a dynamic process that can be redefined and interpreted in another way."
For a third year in a row, Nicaraguans have pushed to release political prisoners, now estimated at about 100 people.
As of November 7, 200 people have been reported dead due to floods, mudslides, and crumbling houses -- and the numbers are climbing every day.
After documenting land grabs in their reserve, 18 indigenous and black leaders detained in Nicaragua
Since 2015, self-trained Kriol and Rama forest rangers monitor deforestation and land grabs in the biological reserve.
The hack revealed a surplus of 6,245 positive COVID-19 cases in Nicaragua that were previously unknown to the public.
Realistically, how many survivors will receive treatment for their mental health?
At least 24 new media outlets have been created since 2018, and the already established media outlets are adapting to produce multimedia content.
"It's a racist, predatory and murderous system that they have been selling all over the planet as the best place on earth to live."
The current Nicaraguan administration has neglected the healthcare system and been letting people die since 2018.
"[We need to] eradicate authoritarianism, sexism, personal autocracy and other ills that have penetrated the political culture of the country"
While 100 people were reported to be released from prison, the efforts for those who remain behind bars and denounce human rights abuses continue.
From blocked websites to revoked media licenses to account shutdowns, censorship comes in many forms. Here are a few we saw in 2018.
The political and emotional challenges of diaspora activism are complex: "Receiving news firsthand also means feeling it firsthand."
"The legal possibilities are next to none. The act of making an accusation is a gesture of symbolic justice. It is the first step in facing the trauma."
Journalists are being assaulted and have their equipment stolen, Nicaraguans’ Wi-Fi identifiers have been hacked.
"If something should be clear, it is that the youth won't ever be the same. We won't see the places where the massacre occurred in the same way."