Carlos Fernando Chamorro

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Nicaragua Special Report: Daniel Ortega's Media War

July 1, 2009 11:00 AM ET

Nicaragua’s president ignores the news media, except to harass his critics. By Carlos Lauría and Joel Simon...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Americas Developments

February 10, 2009 12:52 AM ET

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After outcry, Nicaragua drops case against critical editor

January 30, 2009 4:05 PM ET

The Nicaraguan attorney general's office has dropped a criminal investigation into a nonprofit journalism organization headed by the prominent editor Carlos Fernando Chamorro Barrios after finding no evidence of wrongdoing. A remarkable number of media groups and individuals, including CPJ,...

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CPJ Impact

January 13, 2009 2:35 PM ET

January 2009News from the Committee to Protect Journalists...

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Nicaraguan probe raises concerns of political motive

October 17, 2008 7:32 PM ET

Dear Mr. President: The Committee to Protect Journalists believes the criminal investigation of prominent journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro Barrios is politically motivated and intended to restrict critical news coverage in Nicaragua. The case undermines your government's oft-stated commitment to press freedom.

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