Ortega closes three more radio stations in Nicaragua, bringing the total to 13 in August

  • Source: EFE
  • August 19, 2022

"The government of President Daniel Ortega, through the Nicaraguan Institute of Telecommunications and Posts (Telcor, by its Spanish acronym), cancelled the broadcasting license of three more radio stations (...) With the closure of these three radio stations, 13 radio stations have been closed so far in August, most of them located in the north of Nicaragua and with a Catholic profile. (...) According to the movement Journalists and Independent Communicators of Nicaragua (PCIN), the Ortega government has driven more than 120 journalists into exile, including the editorial staff of the newspaper La Prensa, the disappearance of the written press, and of television and radio programs critical of the government."

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