The following story will move Monday as this week’s Tuesday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
MANAGUA, Nicaragua _ Alex Vanegas has become a prominent symbol of protest against President Daniel Ortega, running through the streets of the capital in the blue and white of Nicaragua’s flag, with shirts bearing anti-government slogans and a long, salt-and-pepper beard dangling from his chin. Arrested again and again, he’s now under house arrest _ but remains defiant. By Gabriela Selser. 1,000 words, photos.