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Jason Puracal

American Jailed In Nicaragua Speaks Out On 'Harsh' Conditions

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- In a story Sept. 17 about a U.S. man imprisoned in Nicaragua (topic), The Associated Press erroneously reported the date of a police raid ...

A Second Christmas Held Captive: A Prisoner and Father's Plea to Dads Around the World

Janis C. Puracal | Posted 02.06.2012 | World
Janis C. Puracal

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."

One Year Since My Brother's Wrongful Imprisonment in Nicaragua

Janis C. Puracal | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Janis C. Puracal

Today marks exactly one year since the Nicaraguan police arrested my brother, Jason Puracal, without any evidence of a crime.

Free Jason Puracal

Joey Indrieri | Posted 10.15.2011 | World
Joey Indrieri

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WATCH: Is Seattle Man Being Wrongfully Imprisoned In Nicaragua?

Posted 09.20.2011 | World

U.S. officials and family members are calling for the release of a Seattle man whom they believe has been wrongly imprisoned in Nicaragua. As Komo...

Real Life Survivor Island

Janis C. Puracal | Posted 07.05.2011 | World
Janis C. Puracal

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.