According to my brother currently imprisoned in Nicaragua, "As a family man, the holiday season has been the toughest time of the year to be behind bars."
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Today marks exactly one year since the Nicaraguan police arrested my brother, Jason Puracal, without any evidence of a crime.
U.S. officials and family members are calling for the release of a Seattle man whom they believe has been wrongly imprisoned in Nicaragua.
Sunsets aside, the Nicaragua we often see on television is being crippled by its own judicial system. The police refuse to investigate crimes, prosecutors pushes their own agendas, and judges throw out the rule of law.
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