Nicaragua’s Female Political Prisoners Suffer Inhumane Conditions

At the “La Esperanza” (Hope) prison in Tipitapa, 17 women are illegally detained. For them there is no sun light, nor phone calls from their relatives. They receive no medical attention and are considered by the prison wardens as “highly dangerous criminals.” The crime committed by these women was to protest against the regime of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo.

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The Way We Drink Coffee in Cuba

It’s no wonder that even with foreign products which people love so much outside of Cuba (which come to the island from time to time after the dollar economy took off), Cubans continue to prefer dark, concentrated, strong coffee. Not decaffeinated, not Nescafe, not a Cappuccino… that’s for tourists and an Americano is considered flavorless water in Cuba, for US citizens…

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International Pressure on Ortega May Increase if He Refuses to Negotiate

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) approved its third resolution on Wednesday condemning the violence of the Daniel Ortega’s regime and urging the government to return to the national dialogue. The new resolution opens the door to bilateral sanctions by the international community, agreed former diplomats.

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The Social Networks have been Our Eyes

An image with the tag “#SOSINSS” circulated over the social networks, inviting people to a citizen protest on Wednesday, April 18. A time and place had still not been agreed upon, or at least not been disclosed. The protest’s organizers, a group of young university students and professionals, wanted to avoid having the riot squad and the shock forces be the first to arrive.

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Irlanda Jerez 54 Days as a Political Prisoner in Ortega’s Nicaragua

The small business leader and dentist Irlanda Jerez has been for 54 days in an eight by four meters’ cell, in the “La Esperanza” women’s prison along with nine other prisoners of the Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo regime. Despite the hardships, the spirit of this leader remains “unbreakable”, according to her relatives.

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