Pedro Molina speaks to The World

Pedro X. Molina, Ithaca City of Asylum’s seventh artist-in-residence, spoke with the nationally broadcast public radio news program The World on June 25. Host Carol Hills asked him about the current situation for independent journalists in Nicaragua after a flurry of arrests of journalists and opposition figures there.

You can listen to the eight-minute interview here.

Molina discussed the recent departure of Carlos Fernando Chamorro, editor of Confidencial, the news organization that publishes his work in Nicaragua, and the arrest of Miguel Mora, former director of the TV network 100% Noticias. He also spoke about the power of cartooning at a dark and dangerous time in his country.

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