Ten killed, several injured as government forces launch operations against protesters in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan police and paramilitary groups loyal to President Daniel Ortega killed at least 10 people on Sunday, a human rights association said, as the death toll from violent clashes in the Central American country continues to rise. The people were killed when government forces attacked the community of Monimbo and nearby city of Masaya, about… Read More Ten killed, several injured as government forces launch operations against protesters in Nicaragua

Nine dead, hundreds injured following protests over welfare overhaul in Nicaragua

A student was shot dead in Nicaragua late on Sunday, the Red Cross said, bringing the total death toll to nine in the latest unrest, as the United States ordered its embassy staff out of the country and curbed consular services. Police clashed with students bunkered down at the Polytechnic University of Nicaragua on Sunday… Read More Nine dead, hundreds injured following protests over welfare overhaul in Nicaragua