On the first anniversary of the crisis in Nicaragua, April 18, 2019, we remember five of the caricatures by Mecho published on crhoy.com.

In the year, thousands of Nicaraguans have taken refuge in Costa Rica. This situation continues.

The most recent data released by the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) – Costa Rica’s immigration service –  indicates that one year after the crisis began, the monthly number of refugee claims for Nicaraguans in Costa Rica remains constant.

Despite hope, a light at the end of the tunnel, if you will, that the government of Daniel Ortega reduced the crackdowns, showing goodwill towards a peaceful solution to the socio-political crisis by releases a number of political prisoners and accepting to dialogue, the violence of the Ortega regime against its opponents does not stop.

 


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