Journalist Marisol Balladares and her daughter flee Nicaragua and fight to enter the United States

"Journalist Marisol Balladares Blanco and her daughter Gloria Elena Escorcia Balladres are the most recent faces of the persecution and the collateral effects of the harassment against freedom of expression and freedom of the press suffered by journalists in Nicaragua. Balladares and her daughter left everything behind in their native country due to the harassment they suffered from the Government of Daniel Ortega. Marisol says they were forced to flee because she 'needs to save her and her daughter’s life'."

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