Produced by Donaldo Hernández
June 13, 2019
Nicaragua Releases Owner, Anchor of Top News Station
The Nicaragua government has released the owner and news anchor of a top news channel, five months after they were jailed for alleged "terrorist acts." The pair and other political prisoners were freed this week after the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed an amnesty law. Government officials say they plan to release others who are still detained. Daliana Ocaña has more from Managua in this report narrated by Cristina Caicedo Smit.
May 31, 2019
OAS, Nicaragua Opposition Demand Release of All Political Prisoners
Tensions are rising again in Nicaragua, more than a year since the start of a political crisis that has rocked the Central American nation. The Organization of American States and opposition groups are calling on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to release more than 500 political prisoners. And the U.S. State Department is demanding an investigation of the death of one prisoner, an American citizen. From Masaya, Nicaragua, Donaldo Hernández filed this report narrated by Cristina Caicedo Smit.