Nicaragua

Sanders Bashed NYT in 1986 for Not Telling the ‘Truth’ About Communism

Senator said he was 'very excited' watching Castro's revolution 'rising up against rather ugly rich people'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) in 1986 spoke of being "very excited" about watching the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's revolution "rising up against rather ugly rich people" and lambasted the New York Times for not telling the "real truth" about communism in Nicaragua, according to a newly surfaced video.

Dem Consultants Tried to Erase Candidate’s Time in Cuba

Lisa Brown's media consultants tried to edit Wikipedia page

Lisa BrownThe media consultants for a Democratic congressional candidate in Washington recently attempted to edit her Wikipedia page to remove details about her time in Nicaragua and Cuba. Lisa Brown's D.C.- and Seattle-based media consultants, GMMB, appear to have tried to change her Wikipedia page last week.

Lawmakers Call for More Sanctions on Nicaragua

Bipartisan group of 13 legislators urge action in wake of Ortega's crackdown

A bipartisan group of Senate and House members, led by Florida senator Marco Rubio (R.), is urging President Trump to impose new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials in response to President Daniel Ortega's deadly crackdown on a mostly student-led uprising.

U.S. Rebukes Nicaragua Over Killings of Protesters 

Pompeo restricts visas of Ortega regime officials as allegations of human rights violations are investigated

Human rights organizations in Washington and Nicaragua are documenting allegations of human rights violations following the deaths of at least 113 people protesting the Daniel Ortega regime in the political uprising that began two months ago, according to sources familiar with the investigations.

Lawmakers Call on Trump to Sanction Nicaraguan Officials

Bipartisan group calls for invocation of Magnitsky Act

A bipartisan coalition of members of Congress is pressing President Trump to immediately consider imposing sanctions on two top Nicaraguan officials for a wide variety of alleged human-rights abuses, corruption, and illicit activity in support of President Daniel Ortega's regime.