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Con su canal a través de Nicaragua, el presidente Daniel Ortega sueña con superar al canal de Panamá. Pero en la aldea de Bangkukuk Taik, y en todo el país, un movimiento de resistencia protege la cultura indígena y el medio ambiente, y expone los grandiosos vínculos proyecto con un misterioso hombre de negocios chino.
Why Nicaragua's 'Tropical Spring' Failed to Unseat President Daniel Ortega
But for a few flare-ups of protest—all quickly and violently quashed—the movement to rid the country of its powerful ruler is all but over.
Inside the Resistance Movement Opposing Daniel Ortega's Trans-Nicaragua Canal
With his trans-Nicaragua canal, President Daniel Ortega dreams of outdoing the Panama Canal. But in the village of Bangkukuk Taik, and across the country, a resistance movement is protecting indigenous culture and the environment—and exposing the grandiose project's ties to a mysterious Chinese businessman.
Viewfinder: An Anti-Government Protester's Funeral in Nicaragua
Relatives and friends mourn during the funeral of 26-year-old Ezequiel Leiva, who died in the hospital three months after being injured during anti-government protests, on September 18th, 2018, in Managua, Nicaragua.
Viewfinder: Protesting Government Oppression in Nicaragua
Demonstrators take part in a march against President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, Nicaraguan, on September 9th, 2018.
Examining the Embattled Nicaraguan President's Deep Ties With Venezuelan Oil Money
President Daniel Ortega has seen his popularity plummet in conjunction with the economic hardships faced by his most ardent financial supporter.
Viewfinder: Thousands of Nicaraguans March for the Release of Political Prisoners
Anti-government protesters play traditional music and dance as they take part in a march demanding the release of political prisoners in Managua, Nicaragua, on August 15th, 2018.
Viewfinder: Students Demonstrate in Nicaragua's Capital
Students gathered in Nicaragua's capital to demand President Daniel Ortega and his powerful vice president, wife Rosario Murillo, resign.
As Violence Rocks the Nation, Nicaraguans Commemorate the 39th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution
President Daniel Ortega, once a celebrated rebel, now stands accused of authoritarian repression against protesters.
Viewfinder: Mourning the Death of Young Protesters in Nicaragua
Friends and relatives carry the coffin containing the body of the student Gerald Velazquez, shot dead during clashes with riot police in a church near the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua.
Viewfinder: Mid-Riot Ice Cream in Nicaragua
An ice-cream salesman walks in front of riot police agents blocking the road as demonstrators protest during a march to the National Congress to demand justice for the 43 deaths in recent protests in Managua on May 2nd, 2018.
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: Felix Ruano, 19, Economics
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.