Some crises are resolved, others grow worse; but in Nicaragua, we’re living in a permanent crisis with no expiration date…
“Today I want to hold in our minds the priests who have died and those who are sick. I’ve shed many tears for them,” said Cardinal Brenes.
“We urge the Government of Nicaragua to immediately release all political detainees, refrain from reprisals and all acts of intimidation.”
Increased harassment of the independent press, La Prensa intervened, journalists forced into exile & Radio Corporación to self-censorship.
“They’re not penalizing a political leader, but a writer who says what he thinks. I’m a subversive writer.”
“The charges are laughable”. That is how Nicaraguan writer Sergio Ramírez reacted to the arrest order issued against him by Daniel Ortega.
Ana Chamorro de Holmann is clearly a strong woman. At 94, she has lived through a lot of history, and suffered many misfortunes.
My twin brother died on September 8. I’m sharing our story for whoever’s interested, and so his son will know he was a great man.
In one week, 329 people died, very close to the peak of the first wave in 2020. Cemetery reports up to two deaths per day.
Requests have tripled since June, and continue to rise, for a total of 22,813 asylum requests in the past 8 months of 2021.