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Nicaragua talks resume after prisoner release deal

Managua - Nicaragua's government and opposition delegations resumed stalled peace talks Thursday aimed at ending a deadly 11-month political crisis.

Nicaragua govt agrees to prisoner release to restart opposition talks

Managua - Nicaragua's government agreed on Wednesday to release opposition prisoners within 90 days in order to restart stalled peace talks aimed at ending an 11-month political crisis, a dialogue mediator said.

Nicaragua opposition refuses to resume government talks

Managua - Nicaragua's opposition alliance said Tuesday that talks with President Daniel Ortega's government cannot resume until "political prisoners" are released and the repression of anti-regime protesters ends.

Nicaragua suspends government peace talks over 'repression'

Managua - Nicaragua's opposition alliance suspended its participation in peace talks with Daniel Ortega's government Monday in protest over the regime's "violence and repression" of demonstrators.

Nicaraguan police target political opponents with tear gas for attempted protest

Managua - Riot police in Nicaragua used tear gas against opposition demonstrators and reporters on Saturday, temporarily detaining over a hundred people after they attempted to protest for the release of opponents to President Daniel Ortega's government.

Nicaragua releases more prisoners after opposition demand

Managua - Nicaragua on Friday released 50 prisoners held for taking part in anti-government protests, authorities said, giving a fresh impetus to peace talks on ending the country's long running political crisis.

Nicaragua releases more prisoners after opposition demand

Managua - Nicaragua on Friday released 50 prisoners held for taking part in anti-government protests, authorities said, giving a fresh impetus to peace talks on ending the country's long running political crisis.

Nicaruaguan government, opposition agree to resume talks

Managua - Nicaragua's government and opposition agreed Wednesday to resume negotiations on ending the country's long-running political crisis after authorities pledged to release some protesters detained during anti-government rallies.

Ortega government asks Nicaragua opposition to resume peace talks

Managua - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government said on Monday it is prepared to return to the negotiating table to continue peace talks that stalled over the opposition's demand for the release of political prisoners.

Nicaragua opposition says no new talks until political prisoners freed

Managua - Negotiations aimed at resolving a months-long crisis in Nicaragua stalled Sunday when the opposition called on President Daniel Ortega's government to release all political prisoners before any new talks.

Ortega rules out early elections, offers to release political prisoners

Managua - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega ruled out a key opposition demand to bring forward elections during peace talks on Saturday aimed at resolving a 10-month long political crisis.

Eight Nicaraguan 'political prisoners' on hunger strike

Managua - Eight jailed opponents of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega have been on hunger strike for a week in protest at being used as "a bargaining chip," the father of one of the detainees told AFP.

Nicaragua government, opposition agree on 'roadmap' for talks

Managua - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's leftist government and the opposition have agreed a "roadmap" for extended peace talks to resolve 10 months of crisis sparked by a deadly crackdown on dissent in which hundreds of people were killed.

Nicaragua government, opposition agree on 'roadmap' for talks

Managua - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's leftist government and the opposition have agreed a "roadmap" for extended peace talks to resolve 10 months of crisis sparked by a deadly crackdown on dissent in which hundreds of people were killed.

Nicaraguan protesters say were mistreated during detention

Managua - Nicaraguan opposition members freed from jail ahead of ongoing peace talks greeted their release with shouts of joy and by singing the national anthem.But days later -- detained under house arrest -- many feel they have traded one prison for another.

Nicaragua talks deadlocked as govt, opponents meet for second day

Managua - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's leftist government and the opposition met Thursday for a second day of talks aimed at resolving 10 months of crisis sparked by a deadly crackdown on dissent in which hundreds of people were killed.

Nicaragua government, opposition hold long-awaited peace talks

Managua - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's leftist government and the opposition held long-awaited peace talks on Wednesday following the release of prisoners rounded up during months of violence in the Central American country.

Nicaragua: 10 months of deadly crisis

Managua - A now-abandoned pension reform announced in April 2018 kicked off months of protests in Nicaragua against the government of President Daniel Ortega that were harshly repressed, claiming more than 300 lives.

Nicaragua frees dozens of inmates ahead of talks: rights group

Managua - Nicaragua released dozens of prisoners Wednesday who were arrested during protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega, ahead of long-awaited peace talks with the opposition, a human rights group said.

'Terrorism' hearings of Nicaraguan opposition leaders postponed

Managua - Nicaraguan authorities on Friday postponed the hearings of seven opposition leaders accused of terrorism, after President Daniel Ortega agreed to resume negotiations to resolve the country's political crisis.
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