Threats against independent journalists in Nicaragua continue
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Threats against independent journalists in Nicaragua continue

La Prensa / Elizabeth Romero - August 16, 2018

Juan Carlos Arce, a lawyer for the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights, (CENIDH), says social media sites are the most common vehicle to intimidate independent journalists during…

Nicaraguans visit zoo en masse after call for help
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Nicaraguans visit zoo en masse after call for help

La Prensa / Julio Estrada Galo and Roy Moncada - August 14, 2018

Hundreds of Nicaraguans visited the national zoo, located on the highway between Managua and Masaya, to help cover costs and guarantee food more than 400 animals this…

Álvaro Conrado, the young martyr of Nicaragua’s protests
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Álvaro Conrado, the young martyr of Nicaragua’s protests

Keyling T. Romero / La Prensa - August 10, 2018

In the back of an unknown vehicle, Álvaro Conrado, 15, asked the people around him not to let him go to sleep, because if he did, he…

Three brothers jailed in Jinotepe for supporting protests with music
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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Three brothers jailed in Jinotepe for supporting protests with music

Mynor García / La Prensa - August 3, 2018

The Esteban brothers, from Jinotepe, Nicaragua, were celebrating an aunt’s birthday at their maternal grandmother’s house on July 10 and slept there that night. The next day, a…

Life after the brutal attack in Monimbó
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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Life after the brutal attack in Monimbó

Cinthya Tórrez García / La Prensa - July 31, 2018

It was dawn on July 17, 2018, two days before the 39th anniversary of the Nicaraguan revolution, when armed and hooded paramilitary forces, under police protection, attacked…

“Comandante Macha,” the young woman with cancer fighting from the barricades in Jinotepe
Daniel Ortega
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Daniel Ortega
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“Comandante Macha,” the young woman with cancer fighting from the barricades in Jinotepe

Mynor García / La Prensa - July 28, 2018

With a homemade mortar on her shoulder, a blue-and-white flag as a cape, and a gas mask to protect her from tear gas, Nahomy Urbina, 21, fights…

More than 40 doctors fired from hospital in Leon
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La Prensa
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More than 40 doctors fired from hospital in Leon

Eddy López Hernández / La Prensa - July 27, 2018

Authorities from the Oscar Danilo Rosales Argüello Teaching Hospital (HEODRA) in Leon arbitrarily fired around 40 doctors, nurses, lab technicians and other workers this Friday. Fired employees…

The Tico Times partners with La Prensa to bring more coverage from Nicaragua
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La Prensa
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The Tico Times partners with La Prensa to bring more coverage from Nicaragua

Alexander Villegas - July 25, 2018

Information is another weapon in Nicaragua. It’s not the lack of it that’s dangerous, it’s the manipulation. The violence and unrest in Nicaragua is easy to see,…