Houston Castillo Vado is a journalist with VOA’s Spanish language service.
Arrests and harassment of media resulting in self-censorship and a mass exodus of journalists, analysts say
The most recent outlets shut down by the Ortega government are Radio Dario, one of the oldest radio stations in the country, and iconic newspaper La Prensa
Arbitrary detentions, police questioning, legal reforms are making it harder for opposition voices to cover country's presidential vote, rights groups say
Under pressure from officials and economic instability, Nicaragua’s journalists are innovating to find ways to keep audiences informed
Journalist at Canal 12 describes order by Managua court to seize broadcast facilities and freeze company assets in tax case as ‘politically motivated’
Country’s Justice Department threatens to seize $350,000 it says Canal 12 owes in taxes
Managua mum on last week's shock decision to hand over seized shipment of ink, paper, printing equipment