Guillermo Treminio - journalist
Region: Central America and the Caribbean
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Print Journalism
Artist: Guillermo Treminio
Confronting Bodies: Sandinista Police
Date of Action: March 15, 1980
Description of Artwork: Treminio was the editor of the newsletters Hoy and Mundial. In them he was said to have engaged in "slandering and libeling" a number of prominent citizens.
The Incident: Treminio was arrested and sentenced to eleven months imprisonment for having violated Article 4(c) of the Law on Maintenance of Public Order and Security.
Results of Incident: Treminio was released after serving nine of the eleven months of his sentence.
Source: Organization of American States, Inter-American Commission of Human Rights