Topic: Hugo Torres
José Gabriel Garmendia, a former contra who last year launched a one-man insurrection against President Daniel Ortega's government, allegedly died in the Nicaraguan mountains Sunday after being shot.
02/15/2011 03:09 pm
Nicaragua's legislature votes today on three proposed laws that, critics say, would give President Daniel Ortega sweeping new authority to create a domestic spy network and censor the media.
12/13/2010 11:48 am
A former commando known as 'Comandante Jahob' says he is rearming a group of contras to oppose the reelection of President Daniel Ortega. Former contra leaders and ex-military intelligence tell the Monitor it would be a mistake for the military to dismiss the threat.
08/20/2010 03:29 pm
Nicaragua's leftist leader Daniel Ortega says constitutional limits on presidential terms stand in the way of 'direct democracy.'
07/20/2009 01:00 am
A newspaper editor, a columnist, police officers, and bar patrons are among those killed in separate acts of violence this past week.
10/13/2008 01:00 am