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    Three dead as weakening Eta batters Nicaragua

    Agence France-Presse . Bilwi | Updated at 04:34pm on November 04, 2020

    Hurricane Eta slowed to tropical storm speeds Wednesday morning even as it pummelled Nicaragua, killing two people there and one in neighbouring Honduras, while unleashing...

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    New Nicaraguan law punishes spreading fake news for years

    Agence France-Presse . Managua | Updated at 11:17am on September 29, 2020

    Deputies from Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega’s party on Monday proposed a law that would make spreading fake news on social media punishable by up to...

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    Eight doctors sacked in Nicaragua for criticising government

    Agence France-Presse . Managua, Nicaragua | Updated at 03:20pm on June 10, 2020

    At least eight doctors working for Nicaragua’s public health system were sacked on Tuesday for criticising president Daniel Ortega’s government for a slow response to...

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    2,800 prisoners sent to house arrest in Nicaragua

    Agence France-Presse . Managua | Updated at 04:49pm on May 14, 2020

    Nicaragua released more than 2,800 prisoners to house arrest on Wednesday to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, but advocates said there were no...

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    More than 60,000 people flee Nicaragua crisis: UN

    Agence-France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    More than 60,000 people have fled the crisis in Nicaragua over the past year, the UN said Tuesday, with neighbouring Costa Rica bearing the brunt...