Dánae Vílchez

Journalist

Location icon Nicaragua

Multi-media Journalist experienced in web content management. Background in video, including experience with non-linear editing. Coverage experience in human rights issues, social movements, politics and culture. Degree in social communication.

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These Nicaraguan students barricaded themselves inside their university to protest government repression. And it nearly cost them their lives.

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Miami Herald

Students are on the streets of Nicaragua. And they're not going to leave until the president resigns. This is their story.

Women & Girls
08/25/2017
Raped Children Forced to Give Birth: Life Under Nicaragua's Abortion Ban

Nicaragua's total ban on abortion puts women and girls' lives in danger, and forces raped children to have babies of their own. Yet the Central American country recently ranked 10th in the world for gender equality. MANAGUA, Nicaragua -Susana* was regularly raped by her grandfather over a period of seven years.

Confidencial
07/11/2017
Athiany Larios, First Nicaraguan Trans Woman Elected to a Political Party Post

The first time Athiany Larios spoke in a meeting of the Sandinista Renewal Movement (MRS), she was so nervous that she mixed up the numbers she wanted to give."Instead of saying that we were going to provide 100 poll-watchers for the elections, she said that we were going to put up ten thousand.

Niu
07/17/2017
Juliet Hooker: "Hay racismo en Nicaragua" - Niu

Cultura "Cuando hubo una Miss Nicaragua que era de la Costa la gente estaba atacada de que hubiera una negra representando al país, ¿qué es eso, si no racismo?" Juliet Hooker recuerda su vida en Bluefields, cabecera departamental del Caribe sur de Nicaragua, como un ensueño.

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AJ+ Español

¿Sabías que si eres trabajador en Nicaragua corres el peligro de quedarte sin pensión cuando te retires?

Confidencial
12/21/2016
A Revolution in Today's Managua

On a short dead-end street in the Miguel Bonilla neighborhood in Managua, there's a house with a distinctive trait: a huge rainbow flag waves in the entrance.

Confidencial
10/31/2016
El voto nica y Trump en EE.UU.

I de III partes Miami es la ciudad de Estados Unidos en donde se ve, se siente y se respira Latinoamérica. Aquí, el 64 % de la población es de origen latino, y en la mayoría de sus comercios y restaurantes, se habla español.