Crimes Against Humanity Likely Committed in Nicaragua, Says UN Human Rights Group
The Nicaraguan government engaged in “extrajudicial executions, arbitrary detentions, torture, and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment,” according to the report.
Hurricane Julia Makes Landfall in Nicaragua
urricane Julia brought with it torrential rain and strong winds as it made landfall in Nicaragua.
Report: 200 Environmental Activists Killed Globally in 2021
Some 200 environmental and land defense activists were killed around the world in 2021, including some 54 in Mexico, which assumed the position of the deadliest country.
Tropical Storm Colin Brings Rain to Carolinas, Weakens
Tropical Storm Colin has brought rain and winds to parts of North and South Carolina, though the storm has weakened and conditions are expected to improve by Monday’s July Fourth celebrations. Separately, the center of Tropical Storm Bonnie rolled into the Pacific on Saturday after a rapid march across Central America, where it caused flooding, downed trees and forced thousands...
Migrant Caravan Sets Out in Southern Mexico
While the caravans have garnered media attention, the migrants traveling in them represent a tiny fraction of the migratory flow that carries people to the U.S. border every day, usually with the help of smugglers.
Nicaragua's Ortega Seeks Re-Election in Questioned Vote
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is seeking a fourth consecutive term as voting begins in elections against a field of little-known candidates while those who could have given him a real challenge sit in jail