At least one killed as protests rock Nicaragua; Ortega defiant

World / Politics Sep 24, 2018

At least one killed as protests rock Nicaragua; Ortega defiant

Police and supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega clashed in Managua on Sunday with demonstrators calling for the release of people imprisoned during recent protests, leaving at least one person dead, authorities said. Hundreds of protesters carrying Nicaragua's blue and white flag massed in the ...

Foes of Ortega go into hiding, vow no surrender after deadly clampdown

World Jul 19, 2018

Foes of Ortega go into hiding, vow no surrender after deadly clampdown

Hundreds of opponents of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega are in hiding in safe houses and planning their next steps to push for his resignation after Ortega loyalists, supported by police, took over a stronghold this week. Police and armed Ortega supporters stormed the Monimbo suburb ...