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Nicaragua's Ortega is strangling La Prensa, one of Latin America's most storied newspapers

The President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega speaks during a rally in Managua, Nicaragua, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. The United States warned the Security Council on Wednesday that Nicaragua is heading down the path that led to conflict in Syria and a crisis in Venezuela that has spilled into the region, but Russia, China and Bolivia said Nicaragua doesn't pose an international threat and the U.N. should butt out. Foto: AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga

MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Jaime Chamorro, a member of Central America's most prominent journalism dynasty, remembers the first time he felt the government's wrath.

The Nicaraguan dictator, Anastasio Somoza Garcia, had shut down his family's newspaper and forced his father into exile...

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