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Seiscientos once días en las sombras

08:46March 9, 2023

In this episode of the Latin American Program’s Plaza Central podcast, Juan Sebastián Chamorro, a Nicaraguan economist and opposition leader imprisoned by Daniel Ortega for 611 days, recounts his time in El Chipote prison, his sudden release and arrival in the United States, and the future of Nicaragua’s opposition movement.


Juan Sebastián Chamorro

Executive Director, Nicaraguan Foundation for Economic and Social Development (FUNIDES)
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