Day 132

Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the UN comments that the solution to the crisis in Nicaragua must be «politically inclusive». Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada met with Guterres on Monday to address the crisis in Nicaragua.

The Central Bank of Nicaragua discretionally modifies the exchange regime for the purchase and sale of dollars that this entity makes with banks and other economic agents of the country.

The Central Bank of Nicaragua informs that the reform of its Financial Regulations will not affect the exchange of the Cordoba with respect to the United States dollar.

Paulo Abrão, general secretary of the IACHR, claims that the Brazilian documentary maker illegally detained in San Marcos, Carazo and then deported, suffered psychological abuse from Nicaraguan authorities.

Monsignor Abelardo Mata, general secretary of the Episcopal Conference of Nicaragua (CEN), expresses that «the Church has always seen the casket of its persecutors go by» in response to those who threaten him with death.

University student Bayardo Siles recounts his ordeal in prison. «I was rotting in El Chipote,» he says.

«There are policemen who kill and walk around with paramilitaries, others decide to leave,« says one of the former police officers who have defected in Nicaragua since the crisis began in April.

Caravan of Solidarity, made up of members of organizations from Nicaragua, arrives in Uruguay on Monday, after passing through Chile and Argentina, to denounce the violations of human rights in Nicaragua.

Citizens of Miami joined the vigil for victims of repression in Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua.

Faced with the impact of the socio-political crisis in Nicaragua, microfinance institutions in Central America and the Caribbean and some fundraisers offer technical and financial support to the Nicaraguan institutions affected by the crisis in the country.

Relatives of student leaders in León denounce that they were beaten when they were captured and transferred by the National Police to the cells of El Chipote.

The retired Major Tomás Maldonado, kidnapped by paramilitary groups, appears in the Courts of Managua accused of terrorism.

Government of Nicaragua appoints Sidhartha Francisco Marín Aráuz as Permanent Representative of Nicaragua with the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the UN.

Rosario Murillo, vice president of Nicaragua, calls for a peace walk on Wednesday to demand justice for the victims from the «coup-driven terrorism.»

The Bank of Production (Banpro), in view of the allegations of having links with corrupt companies, explains that it has an active laundering and terrorist financing prevention program (PLD / FT) and that its policy is not to have accounts with persons or entities sanctioned.

Rosario Murillo, vice president of Nicaragua warns protesters to «stop playing with fire.»

National Police captures Maycol Geronimo García, whom they accuse of being a terrorist and leader of the groups that were held in barracks in the department of León.

Roberto Cajina, an expert on defense and national security issues, assures that Aminta Granera, outgoing the boss National Police, has criminal responsibilities for the murders and illegal detentions against protesters.

«In Nicaragua we all have a hard time breathing says writer Sergio Ramírez, who does not rule out writing about the crisis in Nicaragua to show from within what he is seeing in Nicaragua.

Paul Oquist, Private Secretary of President Daniel Ortega for Public Policies, assures that the attempted coup in Nicaragua failed.

Government party leaders accuse three demonstrators of being the perpetrators of the murder of three men in Mosonte, Nueva Segovia.

An opinion article in The Huffington Post indicates that money from Venezuelan oil may well explain both Ortega’s success and his current fall.

Ovidio Reyes, president of the Central Bank of Nicaragua in statements to official media, assures that the exchange rate remains stable and they are not devaluing the currency.

National Police evicts more than 200 families who kept the lands of the César Jerez study center in Estelí.

Self-convoked residents march in the municipality of Quilalí, department of Nueva Segovia to demand the cessation of arbitrary detentions.

Relatives of the young man, Wiston Antonio Trujillo, who supported the traffic blocks in the department of Matagalpa, denounced that he has been missing for more than a month.

CSE calls for regional elections in Nicaragua on March 3rd, 2019.

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