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Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matalgalpa, Nicaragua.

Nicaraguan dictatorship releases Bishop Álvarez, brother bishop, and priests

Jan 14, 2024

By David Ramos

The dictatorship of Daniel Ortega on Sunday released and sent to the Vatican two imprisoned Nicaraguan bishops along with 15... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua.

Witnesses testify to torture by Nicaraguan dictatorship at hearing on imprisoned Catholic bishop 

Dec 1, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Among the witnesses testifying at the hearing titled “An Urgent Appeal to Let Bishop Álvarez Go” were several Nicaraguan exiles.  Read more


Nicaragua claims that it freed 12 priests after an agreement with the Vatican

Oct 19, 2023

By Walter Sánchez Silva

The Ortega regime announced Oct. 18 that the release of the priests took place “after fruitful conversations with the Holy... Read more

Jason Poblete, president of the Global Liberty Alliance and an expert on Central and South America, speaks with “EWTN News Nightly” host Tracy Sabol on Aug. 24, 2023, about the current situation in Nicaragua.

Expert on Nicaragua urges U.S. to ‘stop dawdling with the dictator’

Aug 25, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

“They want to wipe out Catholicism, eventually, from the public square. That’s their goal,” said Global Liberty Alliance’s Jason Poblete. Read more

A woman exits the Universidad Centroamericana (Central American University) in Managua on Aug. 16, 2023. The Jesuit Central American University (UCA) of Nicaragua announced the suspension of all its activities after a court ordered the confiscation of its assets and funds after accusing it of being a "center of terrorism."

U.S. State Department hits Nicaraguan officials with visa restrictions

Aug 21, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The U.S. government has responded to the most recent action of the Ortega government, the seizure of the assets of... Read more