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Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Chamorro exiles in Costa Rica for ‘extreme threats’ from the Ortega regime

Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, editor of the Confidencial online news and the television programs Esta Semana and Esta Noche, announced Sunday night that he had to go into exile in Costa Rica, due to the “extreme threats” against him by the Daniel Ortega regime.
Chamorro is the son of former Nicaragua President Violeta Chamorro and a frequent critic of Ortega.
Chamorro is one of Nicaragua’s most influential political watchdog and target of the Ortega crackdown on press freedom in that country. The journalist had accused the Ortega government of using increasingly authoritarian tactics to purge Nicaragua of dissent.
Chamorro revealed that he left Nicaragua during a live broadcast of Esta Semana, which was transmitted from Costa Rica.
“Given these extreme threats I have had to adopt the painful

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