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Democracy in Nicaragua Under Siege: An Independent Report on the Violence of the Ortega Regime

Date:

February 7, 2019

Time:

06:30pm-06:30pm UTC+0

Location:

Florida International University
1550 SW 109th Ave, MARC building, Room 353
Miami, FL, United States

Cost:

Free

Summary

The report, “Acts of Violence in Nicaragua between April 18 and May 30, 2018”, was prepared by the International Group of Independent Experts (GIEI), an entity established by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; release of the report in Nicaragua was banned by the government of Daniel Ortega. The report will be presented at FIU on Thursday, February 7 at 6:30pm (EST). Organized by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Seattle International Foundation, this event will offer an in-depth discussion of its content as well as an analysis of the state of affairs in Nicaragua today.

Speakers

Claudia Paz y Paz

Director for Central America and Mexico

CEJIL

Erika Guevara-Rosas

Americas Director

Amnesty International

Tifani Roberts

Journalist

Univisión

Luis Guillermo Solis

Professor and former President of Costa Rica

FIU

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