The story conveyed by Reuters is that the Sandinista government is opposed to democracy and human rights in Nicaragua, while the U.S. government supports these things. But a closer look at the picture presented by Reuters reveals numerous distortions.
There is a great deal of false and inaccurate information about Nicaragua in the media. Even on the left, some have simply repeated the dubious claims of CNN and Nicaragua’s oligarchic media to support the removal of President Ortega.
As Nicaraguans confront a crisis, you may ask yourself why people should care what happens in an impoverished Central American nation thousands of miles from the centers of power.