Amanpour and Company

Crackdown on Democracy in Nicaragua

Clip: 10/22/2021 | 2m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

Carlos Fernando Chamorro is one of Nicaragua’s foremost journalists and a member of a leading opposition family. His mother, Violetta Chamorro, defeated Daniel Ortega to become president in 1990, making her Latin America’s first elected female leader. Three of Chamorro's relatives were arrested in the latest Ortega crackdown. The journalist himself escaped to Costa Rica.

Aired: 10/22/21

Rating: NR

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