Eugenio Batres Garcia

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Eugenio Batres
Born (1941-05-21) May 21, 1941 (age 76)
Chinandega, Nicaragua
Occupation journalist, author, novelist
Nationality Nicaraguan
Period 1960-2007
Genre Nicaraguan and Latin American Studies
Subject Political, Social and Economics History

Victor Eugenio Batres Garcia (born May 21, 1941 in Chinandega, Nicaragua) is a Nicaraguan journalist, political commentator, newscaster and writer. He is the author of "Subdesarrollo y corrupción: experencias tercermundistas de la democracia nicaragüense", published in 2003, a historical account of Nicarguan governments.[1]

Early life[edit]

Eugenio Batres Garcia, born in 1941, became one of Nicaragua's most famed and respected journalists in the early 1960s. He began his political analysis and commentaries in weekly gazettes and local newspapers. In 1970, he became the country's first anchorman of a daily newscast program.