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#Nicaragua is sliding toward protracted, low-intensity conflict, where widespread govt crackdown on dissent, economic fatigue, and humanitarian burden on #CostaRica combine.
@CrisisGroup #WatchList explores ways for #EU to avoid a risky standoff [THREAD]/1 bit.ly/2ME0YAo
Selective opponents (at least 30 so far in 2019) are allegedly on the rise ⬆️, 140 pol prisoners are still detained, the economy is expected to fall 5% this year, 100,000 nicas will have requested asylum in #CostaRica🇨🇷 alone by end of 2019 /2
Foreign engagement w/ Nicaraguan crisis, overshadowed by #Venezuela, has been fragmented. #UN only interacted through OHCHR, OAS slow in implementing democratic charter, #US pursued unilateral moves. #Ortega rejected OAS & UN interference, but interested in easing pressure /3
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Algún asambleísta critica el camino seguido por @CorteConstEcu para #MatrimonioIgualitarioEc, pero ejercer el derecho es más complejo que solamente leer un artículo aislado. Este hilo busca explicar ese camino, en mis palabras (no son las de la Corte: aún no llega la sentencia)
1. La Constitución, como toda creación humana, no es perfecta. Es posible que unos artículos se contradigan con otros. Los conservadores leen ÚNICAMENTE el inciso segundo del artículo 67 (matrimonio = parejas de distinto sexo), pero no leen otros artículos sobre NO DISCRIMINAR...
...por ejemplo:
Art. 11.2: prohíbe discriminación por cualquier motivo, incluyendo orientación sexual
Art. 66.4: derecho a la igualdad material y formal, y a la no discriminación
Entre otros
Es decir: mientras el discrimen está sólo en un artículo, la igualdad está regada millón!
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#Breaking: Just in - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes and shakes #Panama and between the #CostaRica border region.
#Update: Just in - First pictures in #Panama of the 6.1 earthquake, strikes and shakes #Panama and between the #CostaRica border region.
#Update: Major damage to be expected, as earthquake was at a depth of 12km below the earth’s surface in #Panama where around 400,000 people live and between the #CostaRica border region.
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THREAD: The US @StateDept released its annual #ReligiousFreedom report today. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, here's where #LGBT issues come up in this year's reports.
#LGBT issues feature in this year's reports on Australia, Argentina, Bolivia, Canada, Costa Rica, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, the Maldives, Mauritania, New Zealand, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sudan, Syria & Turkey. (And I probably missed others.)
The report on #Australia stays pretty neutral in its discussion of the legalization of same-sex marriage and subsequent push for religious exemptions under Australian law. state.gov/documents/orga…
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