Nicaragua first saw Cristian Tinoco’s face on the night of June 13, when her video begging for help began circulating through social media.
“Our position, from the opposition, should be to tell the Ortega-Murillo regime we are not willing to play their game,” said Berta Valle
Peraza explained that with several candidates in jail none of the “enabling conditions” exist to hold free elections in Nicaragua.
Moises Hassan: “Imprisoning people who had a certain degree of projection in the struggle against Somoza is utterly insane.”
The former political prisoner was forced to flee the intensified siege, the persecution and the imminent threat of being imprisoned again.
Rafael Rojas believes the unprecedented demonstrations in Cuba are the result of accumulated economic & social discontent in the country.
The repressive escalation of the Ortega-Murillo regime targets the country’s independent press, sending may reporters into exile.
We bring you an interview with Belly of the Beast report Daniel Montero who has been covering the protests and government response in Havana.
She went into exile in Costa Rica after accusing her adoptive father, Daniel Ortega, of rape and 19 years of abuse in 1998.
Jorge Canahuati pointed out that pressure against the independent media goes way back, but became “a lot more dictatorial in 2018.”