On April 20, Nicaragua's parliament shut down 25 NGOs. Since the mass protests against President Daniel Ortega's government in 2018 triggered a political crisis, more than 165 civil society organizations have been banned by the government. Photo: Ismael Francisco / CELAC Cuba. Source: Flickr.
Of: Linnea Ljungar
Nicaragua's parliament, which is controlled by allies of President Daniel Ortega, shut down 20 NGOs on April 25, several of which work on human rights and social issues. The opposition believes that this is another attack on civil society.
April 29, 2022, Notis
This year is election year in Nicaragua. Herman Kringlund reflects on the historical freedom fighters in Latin America and this year's political elections. Photo: Canva.
Of: Herman Kringlund
It is more than 40 years since the world praised the Nicaraguan Revolution. In a few months, one of its orchestrators will win an election that independent newspapers can no longer report on, against an opposition that is either imprisoned or annulled - in order to neglect one of the poorest peoples in the Western Hemisphere for another term. Herman Kringlund, a freelance translator and interested in foreign policy, reflects on this year's political elections in Nicaragua.
September 22, 2021, Analysis
Of: Karin Carlsson
The women of the San Expedito Cooperative in Nicaragua are artists. Fifteen years ago, the art form, a legacy of the area's indigenous people, remained within the walls of the home, but thanks to their organization, their ceramics have reached not only the national but also the international market. We visited the cooperative to see how organization and entrepreneurship can create autonomy […]
June 11, 2018, FUF-correspondents