Nicaraguan press freedom organization suspends operations due to 'Foreign Agents Law'

"The Violeta Barrios de Chamorro Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting independent journalism and press freedom in Nicaragua, announced this Friday, Feb. 5, that it will cease operations because they will not be subject to the Foreign Agents Law approved by the Assembly last October.


The Ministry of the Interior (Migob, for its acronym in Spanish) gave until this Friday, Feb. 5, for natural and legal persons considered 'Foreign Agents' to register in the Foreign Agents Registry, otherwise, as of Monday they could apply sanctions."


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