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Gioconda Belli

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Gioconda Belli

Photograph of Gioconda Belli, founding member and president of the Nicaraguan Centre (2013-). Belli was a human rights and political activist from a young age, occupying important positions in the Sandinista Party and living in exile in Mexico from 1976-79 as a result of her protests againt the Somoza dictatorship. Belli continues to be an outspoken campaigner for freedom of expression in Nicaragua, and has won several prizes for her literary works. Belli is also a member of the Spanish Royal Academy and the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Gioconda Belli

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Gioconda Belli

Fotografía de Gioconda Belli, miembro fundadora y presidenta del Centro Nicaragüense (2013-). Belli fue una activsta política y por los derechos humanos desde joven, ocupando posiciones importantes en el partido Sandinista y viviendo en el exilio en México de 1976 a 1979 por haber protestado contra la dictadura de Somoza. Belli sigue siendo una defensora declarada de la libertad de expresión en Nicaragua, y ha ganado varios premios por sus obras literarias. Belli también es miembro de la Real Academia Española y de la Ordre des Arts et des Lettres francesa.

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