Nicaraguan police claim the director rigged contests in favor of anti-government beauty queens as part of a plot to overthrow the brutally repressive government.
Nicaragua’s increasingly isolated and repressive government thought it had scored a rare public relations victory last week.
President Daniel Ortega's government has detained 12 opponents since June 2, moving beyond candidates challenging him to any prominent opposition member.
Evangelical churches in Latin America have flouted public health guidelines by holding in-person services.
The report documented extrajudicial killings by Nicaraguan police, disappearances, as well as torture and sexual violence in detention centers.
The United Nations is asking other countries to support Costa Rica, which is receiving most of the asylum seekers.
The Trump administration condemned police attacks on demonstrators as hundreds have been killed.
President Daniel Ortega has violently cracked down on dissent in the country.
Betsy DeVos thinks for-profit colleges are better unregulated, California is burning (again), and there are still hundreds of kids in government detention.
About 300 people have died since April amid a crackdown by Daniel Ortega's government.