A Warm July in China-Nicaragua Relations
By Ladislav Charouz
An impending free trade agreement – and repeated visits from President Daniel Ortega’s son to Beijing – may presage even closer ties between Beijing and Managua.
The Trouble With Taiwan’s Diplomatic Allies
By Ross Feingold
All too often, Taiwan looks the other way as its formal partners commit human rights abuses.
The Cold War History Behind Nicaragua’s Break With Taiwan
By James Baron
The saga of Nicaragua-Taiwan relations – and their eventual end in December 2021 – stretches back to the Cold War heyday of Taipei’s anti-communist obsession.
China, Nicaragua Seal Diplomatic Ties as Taiwan Loses Another Official Partner
By Shannon Tiezzi
Nicaragua was arguably the lowest-hanging fruit of any of Taiwan's remaining diplomatic allies.