Nicaraguan Kidney Disease Epidemic Protest Turned Violent

By |2017-10-10T15:47:17-05:00April 10th, 2013|Personal Story|

Tom Laffay- La Isla Foundation Photos by Cristhian Velásquez and Tom Laffay On March 18, 2013 over one hundred men and women affected by an epidemic of chronic kidney disease of unknown cause (CKDnT) were holding a peaceful protest in Chichigalpa Nicaragua. By blockading traffic on the Leon-Chinandega branch of the Pan-American Highway they hoped [...]