Thursday, May 23, 2024

U.N. Group Calls for International Sanctions Against Nicaragua’s Government

Nicaragua’s government has committed serious and systematic crimes against humanity, and a United Nations-appointed team of human rights experts is calling for international sanctions against the government. The three-person body said the government has committed, and continues to commit, acts of torture, extrajudicial executions, and arbitrary detention since 2018. Experts say they had documented over […]

Hurricane Eta destroys communities in Central America

Just last week, countries in Central America; Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Belize, among other Caribbean countries, were hit by Hurricane Eta, category 4. Hurricane Eta was expected to bring high winds, but the storm lasted for several days in Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, these countries were not […]

Trump Administration announces new sanctions against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua

The Trump administration has announced new sanctions and penalties against Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua aimed at both ending the rule of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and weakening Cuba’s communist regime. One of the measures will allow lawsuits against foreign companies operating on property in Cuba that was seized from U.S. citizens during the Cuban revolution, […]