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Some of the most trained professionals in Latin America’s poorest country are in prison

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From May to the present day, the Daniel Ortega regime has detained some 62 opposition leaders, 36 of whom are known as “El Nuevo Chipote”.

Nicaraguans are concentrated in prison Six doctorates, 17 masters, 26 bachelor’s degrees and five unfinished university studies, corresponds to the title 40 opposition leaders, businessmen, journalists, former guerrillas and university students have been imprisoned until May 28 this year by the Daniel Ortega regime intended to eliminate the opposition in the country. group includes Seven people who expressed interest in competing against Ortega in the elections to be held on 7 November.

Thirty-six of these political prisoners are held at the El Nuevo Chipote Police Prison, a 3,520-square-metre building in the southern part of Managua, and four are under house arrest. Most of these political prisoners were detained on charges of “treason,” “money laundering,” and “spreading false news.”

Another 120 political prisoners remain in the prisons of the Nicaraguan Peninsula system and another 22 in police stations., The latter are those who were caught between the night of November 6 to 7 on the eve of voting.

,Have you noticed the level of human resources that prevails in Nicaraguan prisons today?Nicaraguan Israel Levites asked on Twitter. “Professors, businessmen, professionals graduated from Harvard, Georgetown, John Hopkins in the poorest country on the continent, we have prisoners with the highest academic standards in the world,” he says.

,It is incredible how in Nicaragua we have extraordinary human resources who are in exile or in prison.“Engineers and civilian workers in exile, for whom this is the situation,” says Levits.Gives an idea of ​​the brutality of this regime and it is not at all interested in the development of the countryWhat he’s interested in is that someone who doesn’t have the best academic credentials is coerced into a team whose most valuable thing in the curriculum is his service, not his ability to solve technical problems. his ability”.

Felix Maradiaga and Juan Sebastian Chamorro imprisoned the opposition's presidential candidates.  These include doctorates, two master's and two bachelor's degrees from Georgetown, San Francisco, California and Harvard universities in the United States, and Keizer from Carazo, Nicaragua.  (file photo)
Felix Maradiaga and Juan Sebastian Chamorro imprisoned the opposition’s presidential candidates. These include doctorates, two master’s and two bachelor’s degrees from the universities of Georgetown, San Francisco, California and Harvard in the United States, and Keizer from Carazo, Nicaragua. (file photo)

one of the prisoners Juan Sebastian Chamorro, 50 years old, presidential candidate of the opposition Civic Alliance. He was the finance minister during the government of Enrique Bolaos. Economist. in this matter He holds a PhD from the University of Wisconsin, an MA from Georgetown University and a BA from the University of San Francisco., California, United States.

jose pallisso, 65, is another political prisoner. He was the deputy and vice chancellor of the republic. He earned his doctorate in law at Complutense University in Madrid, Spain, and a bachelor’s degree at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN).

Arturo Cruz SequeiraThe 68-year-old also aspired to be the opposition candidate to face Ortega when he was arrested on Saturday, June 5. He was the Nicaraguan ambassador to the United States between 2007 and 2009, in the government of Ortega, he has been a professor and has published several books. He earned a Ph.D. in History from the University of Oxford in England. He holds a master’s degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in political science from American University.

Felix Maradiaga, 45, was the Secretary General of the Defense Ministry during the presidency of Academician, Enrique Bolaos, the presidential candidate of the opposition Blue and White National Unit (UNAB). As a child he made unspecified trips to the United States. He studied political science at Keizer University, Carazo, Nicaragua, and earned a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University, where he graduated with honors. He also studied law and political science at Yale University as a member of the Yale World Fellow.

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Luis Rivas EndurauAt 52, he was the general manager of Banpro Grupo Promerica, one of the largest financial groups in Nicaragua. He holds a doctorate degree in economics from Cornell University in the United States. He has been a visiting professor at Cornell and Vanderbilt Universities.

Francisco Aguirre Sacasa, 77 years old. Was arrested on 28 July. He was the deputy and chancellor of the republic. He studied at Georgetown and Harvard Universities in the United States, where he earned bachelor’s degrees in economics, history, and political science, and a doctorate in law. He is the author of the bilingual book “Historical Atlas of Nicaragua”.

Political dam.  Violet Granera, sociologist at the University of Nice, France;  Dora Maria Tellez, Master's degree in History from Central American University, Nicaragua;  Tamara Davila, a psychologist with a master's degree from the University of Huelva, Spain, and Ana Margarita Vigil, a master's degree in political science, USA.
Political dam. Violet Granera, sociologist at the University of Nice, France; Dora Maria Tellez, Master’s degree in History from Central American University, Nicaragua; Tamara Davila, a psychologist with a master’s degree from the University of Huelva, Spain, and Ana Margarita Vigil, a master’s degree in political science, USA.

Anna Margarita Vijillo, he obtained a master’s degree in political science in the United States on a Fulbright scholarship. He has worked as a teacher and participated in the Nicaraguan team during the border conflict with Colombia in The Hague.

Violet GraneraThe 70-year-old is a sociologist from the University of Nice, France and speaks Spanish, French and English.

suyen barhonaShe is the current chair of Unamos, the party which until last January was called the Sandinista Renovation Movement (MRS), founded in 1995 by dissidents from the Sandinista Front. He is 44 years old, has a BA in International Relations and an MA in Environmental Policy.

Tamara Davila, 40 years old, is a psychologist with work experience in the social sector. She has a master’s degree in Gender, Identity and Citizenship from the University of Huelva in Spain, and another in Social Policies, Rights and Protest for Girls, Boys and Adolescents from Central American University.

noel vidoreConservative politician, lawyer, he studied at Catholic universities in Santiago, Chile and Colorado, United States. He has a Master’s degree with specialization in Banking and Finance.

For opponents captured by the Daniel Ortega regime
The “El Nuevo Chipote” prison has become the main destination for opponents captured by the Daniel Ortega regime. (Photo La Prensa)

Victor Hugo TinocoA 68-year-old sociologist, he was the republic’s chancellor during the Sandinista government of the 1980s. He was captured on the night of 13 June.

Jose Antonio Peraza, Specialist in Political and Electoral Systems and Master’s Degree in Development Project Management.

The list also includes historians, journalists, accountants, business administrators, lawyers and a retired army general.

For Israel Levites, when analyzing political prisoners by their academic credentials, one can see the contempt that the regimes of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo have for education. “What makes countries rich is their human resources. You can be on top of an oil well and be a poor country, or be in a desert and be a rich country because the thing What makes you really rich is your human resource, the education of your people”, he concluded.

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