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At least 67 people have been arrested, says the opposition
The United Nations refugee agency says those seeking asylum in Costa Rica include 'students, former public officials, opposition figures, journalists, doctors, human rights defenders, and farmers'
A Canadian foreign ministry spokeswoman says: 'Our government is concerned by the deteriorating human rights situation and economic downturn in Nicaragua.'
The local Civic Alliance for Justice rights group says peace talks had so far failed to produce hoped for 'legitimate results'
The talks will resume on Thursday, the government and the opposition Civic Alliance coalition say
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega makes the announcement during an event commemorating the 85th anniversary of the death of guerrilla leader Augusto Sandino
Around 20,000 shops and businesses closed in a show of support to tortured, jailed protesters against President Daniel Ortega's government
The decision comes after the United Nations human rights mission published a report criticizing the persisting 'climate of fear' in the country
A new type of Filipino consumer that is socially aware is on the rise, and businesses have to keep up with them to stay relevant
Exiled critic Luisa Ortega and opposition leader Julio Borges are accused of being involved in an alleged 'drone' assassination attempt, while former oil chief Rafael Ramirez is accused of fraudulent embezzlement
It is the steepest cut seen in the past 11 years that President Daniel Ortega has been in power
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) says the death toll since protests broke out on April 18 includes 21 police officers and 23 underage victims.
Protesters say they are determined to keep up demonstrations to force President Daniel Ortega's resignation, or at least to hold early elections
The allegation bolster reports that those perceived to back protest claims calling for the ouster of President Daniel Ortega were being persecuted by his government and sympathizers
The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights says 292 people have been killed in 3 months of protests and repression by police and paramilitaries using firearms
The Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua says, despite 'the confrontational attitude of the government and slanderous language against the church,' it remains committed to dialogue
Ortega, a 72-year-old former guerrilla seen as increasingly autocratic, has taken a hardline stance in 3 months of street demonstrations demanding his departure
Daniel Ortega says the protesters, financed by the 'North American empire' and domestic business chiefs, had been conspiring to mount a coup d'etat against him
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega appears to be intensifying the use of lethal force to quell dissent
A rights group says at least 10 people died on Sunday after pro-government forces launched an operation in the south to clear opposition barricades
The dead includes 6 civilians – among them two children – and 4 police, according to the Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights
Waiting for his opening throughout, the pride of Cebu City pounced in the 9th round and forced the referee to stop the bout
Cebuano pride Jhack Tepora takes on Mexican Edivaldo Ortega for the WBA featherweight title
Opposition supporters claim the strike was 90 percent respected across the country while official media announced business as usual in several trade zones
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega breaks his silence on the proposal by the influential Catholic hierarchy to bring forward the elections scheduled for 2021 to March 2019
Protesters are demanding elections be brought forward, or the resignation of President Daniel Ortega, whom they accuse of establishing a dictatorship with his wife and vice president Rosario Murillo
'I'm here because I want to see my Nicaragua free, it hurts that children like me have died, but we must continue fighting to get this dictator out,' a 15-year-old student says at the Flowers March, which was done in honor of the youth killed during months of unrest
Thousands of people welcome several prominent bishops, who leads them through Masaya in procession behind a statue of Jesus
Opposition groups and Catholic bishops walk out of the discussions, accusing the government of failing to make good on a promise to invite international organizations to come to Nicaragua and help probe the violence
(UPDATED) Under the new agreement Managua would allow in the UN, the EU and urge the presence of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to investigate "all deaths and acts of violence, the identification of those responsible and a comprehensive plan for the victims so that effective justice is achieved"
Bursts of gun fire resound through the streets of Managua as television footage shows turbulent scenes of armed security forces on foot and in trucks chasing young men away from street barricades
Silvio Jose Baez, the auxiliary bishop of Managua, says President Daniel Ortega 'asked us for a period of reflection to give us an answer, which we asked he give us in writing'
More than 100 people have died in the violence sweeping Nicaragua since protests erupted on April 18 against President Daniel Ortega, the man who has dominated the Central American country's politics for 4 decades
Anguished relatives sobbed over the caskets of their loved ones at a series of funerals in the capital Managua, shocked over the brutal repression of what was a peaceful Mother's Day march.
(UPDATED) The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights says the latest killings occurred in the capital Managua and the cities of Esteli and Masaya, while incidents also took place in Leon
The Church-mediated dialogue involves representatives of university students who are leading the protests against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, as well as some from business groups and unions
When this case reaches the SC, we can only pray that the Justices see what is at stake here – how it may inform preliminary investigations and arrest warrant issuances
When the evidence is controverted, when the respondent cannot irrefutably show he is not the one they seek, the bias is for process, truth-telling, and the fires of trial
(UPDATED) Reyes' lawyer says they will take the case to the Supreme Court
Solicitor General Jose Calida says the Court of Appeals made a 'grave error' when it disregarded the testimony of a key witness in the murder case against former Palawan governor Joel Reyes
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte is among the sponsors in the wedding held in Baguio City
Prosecutors point out that the former Palawan governor remains a flight risk: he evaded arrest for 3 years before he was caught in Thailand
(UPDATED) 'There is no 'miracle' here, only a gross miscarriage of justice,' says Senator Leila de Lima, referring to the decision penned by Court of Appeals Justice Normandie Pizarro
The Gerry Ortega murder case is somehow linked to the multi-million Malampaya fund scam, over which Joel Reyes is also facing charges
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(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, who lawyered for murdered Gerry Ortega, says he will meet with Solicitor General Jose Calida on a plan to file a motion for reconsideration
'We ask everyone to remain vigilant,' says the family of slain broadcaster Gerry Ortega
(3rd UPDATE) The Sandiganbayan convicted Reyes of graft and sentenced him to 6 to 8 years in prison last year, but his lawyer says this is on appeal and has no bearing on his release related to the Gerry Ortega murder case
Luisa Ortega: I have information that the persecution is continuing against me and that the government has contracted hitmen to end my life
Former top prosecutor Luisa Ortega accuses Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of involvement in a massive corruption scheme at Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht