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The Nicaraguan war hero accused of “terrorism”
La Prensa
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The Nicaraguan war hero accused of “terrorism”

La Prensa / Julian Navarrete - September 6, 2018

Ex-colonel Carlos Brenes was a guerrilla fighter and high-ranking military man in Nicaragua's two wars. He's a friend of Camilo Ortega and well-respected in the army. There…

“I was rotting in El Chipote,” university student Bayardo Siles talks about his days in jail
La Prensa
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La Prensa
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“I was rotting in El Chipote,” university student Bayardo Siles talks about his days in jail

La Prensa / Luis Eduardo Martínez M. - August 28, 2018

Before fleeing Nicaragua, Bayardo José Siles Rodríguez, a university student and human rights activist from Matagalpa, was illegally locked up in prisons across three departments for ten…

U.S. doctors cancel medical mission in Nicaragua after mass firing in León Hospital
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La Prensa
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U.S. doctors cancel medical mission in Nicaragua after mass firing in León Hospital

La Prensa / Eddy López Hernández - August 22, 2018

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…

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
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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
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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
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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…

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