Behind the Miskito Curtain

An upcoming series exclusive to Intercontinental Cry
by April 11, 2016

There is a conflict zone in Miskitia, Nicaragua that no one is talking about.

Miskitos refugees are streaming out of their traditional territories to escape the escalating conflict with ‘colonos’ who are attempting to violently and illegally seize ancestral Miskito land.

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IC Magazine is working with several Miskito community members and the award-winning Wayuu filmmaker and journalist David Hernández Palmar to bring you stories and footage from the ground.


Indigenous Peoples are putting their bodies on the line and it's our responsibility to make sure you know why. That takes time, expertise and resources - and we're up against a constant tide of distorted news and misinformation. By supporting IC, you're empowering the kind of journalism we all need, at the moment we need it most.