Nicaraguan newspaper La Prensa announced on Thursday it was suspending its print edition due to customs refusing to release its paper imports at a time when the government is accused of repressing opponents.
Saturday, September 8, when the International Day of Solidarity of Journalists was celebrated worldwide, reporters and directors of independent media organizations in Nicaragua expressed that Daniel Ortega was a “dictatorial Regime” that considers those fighting for freedom enemies.
The journalists spoke out about ending the Forum of Independent Journalists, which was used to debate the situation of the press in the context of the crisis provoked through state repression.
Ex-colonel Carlos Brenes was a guerrilla and military man of high rank in the two wars in Nicaragua; friend of Camilo Ortega and of great respect in the Army. Now he is detained, being accused of terrorism.
Doctors from North Carolina that were going to perform heart and lung surgeries for the "Proyecto de Salud para León" medical mission canceled their visit after the mass firing of medical staff at the Oscar Danilo Rosales Argüello Teaching Hospital (HEODRA).