Trump emerged victorious from his impeachment trial and, at the same time, out front in the polls.
Nicaragua’s intense relationship with Russia ... is a source of great concern to the United States.
[Daniel] Ortega has endangered the peace and economy [of Nicaragua] with repression.
[A]t the end of the meeting, President Trump affirmed, “The United States and Brazil are also united in support of the long-suffering people of Cuba and Nicaragua.”
Pompeo said that Abrams is a realistic thinker with long experience in human rights. A lot of people in Latin America shuddered.
<i>On Feb. 20, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton declared that the days of Daniel Ortega, president of Nicaragua, “were numbered.” Similar words have been uttered about Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro and about Miguel Diaz-Canel, the current president of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of [Read more]
Washington retakes the offensive.
[W]hen [John Bolton] included Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua ... in his definition of the “Troika of Tyranny," this evoked memories of the old Axis of Evil, but as a Cold War version.
Trump is an atypical president: distrustful of all institutions, unhinged, incautious, impulsive.
It is ... in Washington where the tragedy of migration in Central America and Mexico has been building for some time.