CPJ welcomes release of Nicaraguan journalists Miguel Mora and Lucía Pineda
June 11, 2019 12:46 PM ET
New York, June 11, 2019---The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release today of Miguel Mora and Lucía Pineda Ubau, the director and news director of independent digital and cable news channel 100% Noticias; the two journalists had been...
Trial of detained Nicaraguan journalists Lucía Pineda and Miguel Mora indefinitely delayed
April 30, 2019 2:25 PM ET
Miami, April 30, 2019 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today renewed its calls for Nicaraguan authorities to immediately released detained journalists Lucía Pineda and Miguel Mora. Their trial, which was scheduled to begin yesterday, was instead postponed without...
CPJ, RSF call on Nicaragua to release two journalists held on terrorism charges
February 21, 2019 2:46 PM ET
The Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters Without Borders today condemned the detention of two independent journalists in Nicaragua, and called on Nicaraguan authorities to immediately release them and drop all charges against them....
Prominent journalist Chamorro flees Nicaragua after threats, newsroom raid
January 22, 2019 2:36 PM ET
Miami, January 22, 2019--The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed grave concern about news that Carlos Fernando Chamorro, one of Nicaragua's most prominent independent journalists, has fled the country. Chamorro announced on Twitter on January 20 that he fled...
CPJ, international journalists express deep concern over deteriorating press freedom climate in Nicaragua, call for release of detained reporters
January 7, 2019 11:19 AM ET
CPJ and more than 200 international journalists write to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega to express deep concern over the recent escalation of aggression against media outlets and journalists covering civil unrest and documenting human rights abuses by police and paramilitary groups.
Nicaraguan police raid independent news station, arrest two journalists
December 22, 2018 5:52 PM ET
New York, December 22, 2018--Nicaraguan police last night entered the offices of 100% Noticias, a privately owned cable and internet news station in Managua, ordered the station off the air, and arrested the channel's director Miguel Mora and news...
Nicaragua's press defiant in the face of arson attacks and mob violence
July 9, 2018 10:32 AM ET
At the temporary office of Radio Darío in the Nicaraguan city of León, reporters have set up two emergency escape routes: a trap door that opens into the dining room of the house next door and a ladder leading...